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AST 1002 Lecture 8: Terrestrial Planets
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8. Terrestrial Planets Craters Shape Surfaces Crater: caused by the impact of an object when it heats and compresses the surface it hits material is thrown from the site of impact. Ejected material lands around the crater,...

Physics
AST-1002
Jeremiah Murphy
AST 1002 Lecture 9: Stars
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9. Stars Bightness The apparent brightness of a star is determined by distance and intrinsic brightness (Luminosity or L) The Physics of Stars Intrinsic properties Parallax: the apparent angular shift with respect to backg...

Physics
AST-1002
Jeremiah Murphy
AST 1002 Lecture 7: Star Formation and Planet Formation
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7. Star Formation and Planet Formation Empty Space is not Empty Density of air 1.42 x 1019 atomscm3 Density between the planets 10 ionscm3 Density between starts depends on their distances Bok Globule Dust blocks light Dus...

Physics
AST-1002
Jeremiah Murphy
AST 1002 Lecture 6: Light and Atoms
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6. Light and Atoms Atomic Emission Lines Different elements have different emission line spectra Like fingerprints Understanding why this happens: In an atom, two elements occupy all space outside the nucleus, flying aroun...

Physics
AST-1002
Jeremiah Murphy
AST 1002 Lecture 3: Motion of Earth and the Moon
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3. Motions of Earth and the Moon Learning Goals Motion of Planets Keplers empirical Laws Geocentric Universe vs. Heliocentric Planet Ancient Greek for Wandering Star All stars rise and set due to earths motion If we take o...

Physics
AST-1002
Jeremiah Murphy
AST 1002 Lecture 4: Laws of Motion
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4. Laws of Motion Learning Goals Laws of Motion Gravity as a Force Newtons laws and theory for gravity explains Keplers empirical laws Galileos Laws of Motion Inertia Objects fall at same rate of acceleration a= change in ...

Physics
AST-1002
Jeremiah Murphy
AST-1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Planetary Nebula, Disc Galaxy, White Dwarf
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The Death of Stars Explanation: Far away, long ago, a star exploded. Supernova 1994D, visible as the bright spot on the lower left, occurred in the outskirts of disk galaxy NGC 4526. Supernova 1994D was not of interest for...

Physics
AST-1002
Vladimir
AST-1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Harlow Shapley, Galactic Center, Radiography
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The Milky Way Galaxy : One of the Places we call ... HOME At night, from a dark location, part of the clear sky looks milky. Until the invention of the telescope, nobody really knew what the Milky Way was. About 300 years ...

Physics
AST-1002
Vladimir
AST-1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Messier 87, Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy, Ngc 604
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Galaxies and Clusters of Galaxies: The home to billions and billions of stars This is a Hubble Space Telescope image of a vast nebula called NGC 604, which lies in the neighboring spiral galaxy M33, located 2.7 million lig...

Physics
AST-1002
Vladimir
AST-1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Compact Star, Chinese Astronomy, Atomic Nucleus
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NEUTRON STARS At the end ... gravity always wins Neutron Stars: A neutron star is the stellar remnant left behind of one of the most cataclysmic events in the Universe: a Supernova explosion. As the nuclear fuel in the sta...

Physics
AST-1002
Vladimir
AST-1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Spiral Galaxy, Galaxy Formation And Evolution, Stanley Miller
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Life on Earth and on other Worlds? Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Almost 15 billion years ago in an explosion like no other the Universe was created. Within three minutes of the Big Bang, all the Hydroge...

Physics
AST-1002
Vladimir
AST-1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Photon, Deuterium, Positron
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Cosmology: The Study of Genesis ... Steven Weinberg a leading theoretical physicist and corecipient of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics cites What could be more interesting than the problem of Genesis as the main reason f...

Physics
AST-1002
Vladimir
AST-1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Roger Clemens, Escape Velocity, Elliptical Galaxy
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Black Holes At the end ... gravity always wins! Resembling a gigantic hubcap in space, a 3,700 lightyear diameter dust disk encircles a huge 300 million solar mass black hole in the center of the elliptical galaxy NGC 7052...

Physics
AST-1002
Vladimir
AST-1002 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Black-Body Radiation, Sistine Chapel, Diffraction Grating
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find more resources at oneclass.com Properties of Light Separation of light and dark by Michelangelo (Sistine chapel, the Vatican) There are many different types of light, red, yellow, green, blue, violet... In a...

Physics
AST-1002
Vladimir
Thermodynamics - Reference Guides

This detailed and well structured Guide builds upon the Physics principles defined in its companion Guides. The basic concepts are clearly and concisely defined and the laws of Thermodynamics are clearly articulated. Graph...

Chemistry
CHEM 11100
All Professors
Physics - Reference Guides

This Guide is an aid to understanding one of the essential ‘hard’ sciences. Concepts such as mechanics and magnetism are explained in clear terms, aided by a number of useful examples and equations. The Guide provides the ...

Basic Engineering
BE 1101
All Professors

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