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Exploring our Solar System

Exploring our Solar System

Exploring our Solar System. Technician’s List. Circular Motion Demos:- Penny and Hanger kit Whirling water bucket demo with special platform and plastic beaker OPTIONAL:- Sparkler in a drill Demo. Solar System Model ( orrey ). Exploring our Solar System Learning Outcomes.

By niveditha
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Lecture 2 Astronomy Today

Lecture 2 Astronomy Today

Lecture 2 Astronomy Today. 1 nanosecond = 1 ft. (1/1,000,000,000 second ). Light Speed = 299,792,458 meters/second. Using Light to Measure Distance. Earth to Moon = 1.28 light seconds. Light Speed = 299,792,458 meters/second. Using Light to Measure Distance.

By johana
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Multiwavelength Milky Way

Multiwavelength Milky Way

Multiwavelength Milky Way Nine frames of Multiwavelength Milky Way credit: Dave Leisawitz Aitoff projections of Night Sky at Different Wavelengths, including 408 MHz, 240 mm, 3.5 mm, 2.5 eV, 2-10 keV, 511 keV, 1.809 MeV, > 100 MeV, and mulitwavelength mural

By benjamin
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Lecture 1: Introduction to Cosmology

Lecture 1: Introduction to Cosmology

Lecture 1: Introduction to Cosmology Astronomy 5: The Formation and Evolution of the Universe Sandra M. Faber Spring Quarter 2007 UC Santa Cruz The Andromeda galaxy: big sister of our Milky Way 2 million light years away 60,000 light years across x

By adamdaniel
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Spectra from Retina Nebula: Green = hydrogen Blue = oxygen Red = nitrogen

Spectra from Retina Nebula: Green = hydrogen Blue = oxygen Red = nitrogen

Spectra from Retina Nebula: Green = hydrogen Blue = oxygen Red = nitrogen. Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Stellar formation in Papillon Nebula in Large Magellanic Cloud. Lagoon Nebula. Orion Nebula from Hubble. 1,500 light years from earth.

By richard_edik
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1. Our Place in the Universe

1. Our Place in the Universe

General Geosciences and Astrophysics I -Astrophysics-. Marcus Brüggen. 1. Our Place in the Universe. TEXTBOOK: The Universe , Freedman & Kaufmann Freeman & Co. ISBN 0-7167-9884-0. Lecture 1: Contents and Scales of the Universe.

By Gideon
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What’s the Matter with AntiMatter?

What’s the Matter with AntiMatter?

What’s the Matter with AntiMatter?. Paul Dirac Predicts AntiMatter!. In 1929, Theoretical Physicist Paul Dirac combined Special Relativity Quantum Mechanics to try to describe the behavior of the electron One problem with his equation: it had two solutions

By jacob
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Light Years, Important People, Galaxies

Light Years, Important People, Galaxies

Light Years, Important People, Galaxies. 8 th Grade. WHAT IS A GALAXY?. A galaxy is a huge group of single stars , star systems, star clusters, dust , and gas held together by gravity. How big are galaxies?. The largest galaxies have more than a TRILLION stars.

By Samuel
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Outer Space Objects

Outer Space Objects

Outer Space Objects. Center of Milky Way. COMETS. Series of 7 slides. Photographs provided on the web by NASA. Halley’s Comet . 13 May 1910 over Flagstaff, Arizona. Halley Comet from Giotto 1986. Giotto. Comet Bradford. Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9.

By Thomas
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Recent advances in physics and astronomy --- our current understanding of the Universe

Recent advances in physics and astronomy --- our current understanding of the Universe

Recent advances in physics and astronomy --- our current understanding of the Universe. Lecture 4: Big Bang, the origin of the Universe. April 23 th , 2003. Universe to Cherokee.

By Mercy
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Our Cosmic History

Our Cosmic History

Our Cosmic History. Saturday Symposia Lecture #2: “Our Cosmic Context - A Brief Tour of the Universe” Dr. Todd Duncan Center for Science Education, Portland State University October 18, 2008, 10 a.m. Goals of the series….

By maitland
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Chapter 29 Exploring the Early Universe

Chapter 29 Exploring the Early Universe

Chapter 29 Exploring the Early Universe. Guiding Questions. Has the universe always expanded as it does today? What is antimatter? How can it be created, and how is it destroyed? Why is antimatter so rare today?

By paley
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Stars, Galaxies, and Constellations

Stars, Galaxies, and Constellations

Stars, Galaxies, and Constellations. Stars = objects in space, made of gases, which produce their own light and heat. Earth’s nearest star is the sun (149,600,000 km away) The next nearest star is Proxima Centauri (4.24 light years away) Light year = the distance light travels in 1 year

By michiko
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Announcements

Announcements

Announcements. Grades for third exam are now available on WebCT Observing next week counts on the third exam. Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei. Quasi-stellar objects Redshifts Variability Supermassive black holes Active Galaxies Reading 24.1-24.2, 23.2. Quasars.

By conroy
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The Universe

The Universe

The Universe. Chapter 14. The night sky . Sky observations date to ancient civilizations Stonehenge was built in England for observing the sky. The differences between stars and planets. Stars Appear as point sources that produce their own light.

By ethan
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Do you have problems?

Do you have problems?

Do you have problems?. Thinking outside the box and putting things in perspective might help. Here’s a little astronomy to help you put this into perspective . Hubble.

By sage
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Life in the Universe

Life in the Universe

Life in the Universe. What is Life?. “Life is what dies when you stomp on it” -Dave Barry Simple definitions all fail Moves? Grows? Feeds? Reproduces? Best definitions focus on: Self-organizing, complexity, adaptation Information coding

By levana
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Ch. 15-1 Stars

Ch. 15-1 Stars

Ch. 15-1 Stars. Part 1. Chapter 19, Section 1. Stars. Stars are huge, hot, brilliant spheres of gas. To learn about stars, scientists study starlight. Color of Stars. Look at the candle and Bunsen burner. Which is hotter?

By fola
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2011 GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY NATIONAL ACADEMIC BOWL PRELIMINARY MATCH SAMPLE ROUND 1

2011 GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY NATIONAL ACADEMIC BOWL PRELIMINARY MATCH SAMPLE ROUND 1

2011 GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY NATIONAL ACADEMIC BOWL PRELIMINARY MATCH SAMPLE ROUND 1. 1 HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT.

By borka
(148 views)

Energy

Energy

Energy . Drives earthquakes and volcanic eruptions Concentrated at certain tectonic settings Associated with the Earth’s formation. Driving Forces on and within the Earth?. Driving Forces within the Earth. Heat formation: Impact of asteroids and comets in Earth’s early history

By braima
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