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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes -Inverse-Square Law, Planetary Nebula, Brown Dwarf

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NATS 1740 Chapter Notes -Impact Crater, Lunar Mare, Plate Tectonics

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13 Apr 2013
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Surfaces of the 5 terrestrial planets all looked similar when they were young. All 5 made of rocky material that condensed in the solar nebula. All 5 w
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Triple-Alpha Process, Binary Star, Protostar

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13 Apr 2013
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Gravitational Lens, Spiral Galaxy, Orbital Speed

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Chapter 16 dark matter, dark energy and the fate of the universe! Dark matter: is the name given to mass that emits no detectable radiation. We infer i
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Lecture Notes - Electron Degeneracy Pressure, White Dwarf, Degenerate Matter

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13 Apr 2013
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White dwarf: exposed core of a star that has died and shed its outer layers. Have masses of stars but radii of earth (very dim) Support by electron deg
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy, Inverse-Square Law, Elliptical Galaxy

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13 Apr 2013
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Chapter 15 galaxies and the foundation of modern cosmology. Spiral galaxies: like the milky way, look like flat, white disks with yellowish blues at th
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Large Magellanic Cloud, Cosmic Dust, Spiral Galaxy

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13 Apr 2013
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Our galaxy consists of a flat disk with spiral arms surrounding a central bulge, with a roughly spherical halo surrounding everything. Globular cluster
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes -Lunar Eclipse, Shadow Falls, Minute And Second Of Arc

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Horizon: divides the celestial sphere into the half you can see and the half you can"t. Zenith: is the point directly above you on the celestial sphere
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Lecture Notes - Inverse-Square Law, Binary Star, Apparent Magnitude

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13 Apr 2013
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2 similar looking stars can be generating very different amounts of light. Apparent brightness: how bright stars look in our sky (amount of power reach
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Formation And Evolution Of The Solar System, Gravitational Potential, Flattening

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13 Apr 2013
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6. 2 clues to the formation of our solar system. Theory of the formation of the solar system. Patterns of motion among large bodies : the sun planets a
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Martian Meteorite, Meteor Shower, Lunar Meteorite

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13 Apr 2013
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Rocky planetesimals survived in the asteroid belt between mars and jupiter because they did not accrete into a planet. Jupiters gravity through the inf
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes -Triple-Alpha Process, Inverse-Square Law, Electron Degeneracy Pressure

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13 Apr 2013
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Gravitational equilibrium: is the outward push or the internal gas pressure and the inward pull of gravity. Sunspots: are dark spots on the suns surfac
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Giant Planet, Galilean Moons, Metallic Hydrogen

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13 Apr 2013
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The jovian planets are made mostly of hydrogen, helium and hydrogen compounds. Jupiter and saturn less hydrogen compounds and less rock and metal. Nept
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YORKADMS 1010Barry O' BrienWinter

ADMS 1010 Study Guide - Canadian Wine, Market Failure, Environmental Protection

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13 Apr 2013
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Major systematic barrier to upgrading the cdn economy. Many firms continue to maintain their insular focus. Company strategies often fail to upgrade th
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YORKADMS 1010Barry O' BrienWinter

ADMS 1010 Study Guide - Basel Accords, Offshoring, Overnight Rate

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13 Apr 2013
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YORKADMS 1010Barry O' BrienWinter

ADMS 1010 Study Guide - Absolute Advantage, International Trade, United States House Committee On Oversight And Government Reform

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13 Apr 2013
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YORKADMS 1010Barry O' BrienWinter

ADMS 1010 Study Guide - Investment Canada, Effective Competition, Imperfect Competition

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Perfect competition: many sellers of the product so that no individual seller produces a significant share of the quantity available to the market, all
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YORKNATS 1740Randy HoffmanWinter

NATS 1740 Study Guide - Thermostat, Solar Cycle, Nuclear Fusion

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10 Apr 2013
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19th century suggested sun generates energy by slowly contracting in size (gravitational contraction) or (kelvin-hemholtz contraction) Flaw because thi
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