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ASTR 1000 (Prof. Laura Woodney): Encyclopedia Articles

Resources for finding basic info about solar system objects.

Encyclopedia articles

Entries from Encyclopedias provide a basic introduction and background information about a subject.

Pfau Library has many encyclopedias available online!

Recommended Resource: Gale Virtual Reference LIbrary

GVRL contains several science encyclopedias that may be useful for this assignment.

Type your keywords in the search box as shown here:

GVRL search box with keywords "asteroid belt"

Then click on the title of any result to view it:

Top two results from GVRL search for asteroid belt

You can easily print, download, or email any GVRL results.