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MCMASTERASTRON 1F03Hugh CouchmanFall

ASTRON 1F03- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 22 pages long!)

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The naive view of the universe: what we see in the sky are the projections of stars that are much further away. They appear to be closer to each other
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MCMASTERASTRON 1F03Hugh M CouchmanFall

[ASTRON 1F03] - Final Exam Guide - Ultimate 31 pages long Study Guide!

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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Laura ParkerFall

ASTRON 2B03 Study Guide - Comprehensive Final Guide: Ig Nobel Prize, Spiral Galaxy, Reference Class Problem

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Big questions: the past/future of the universe the nature of space and time the formation of the elements life in the universe. Course details: no text
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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Christine WilsonFall

ASTRON 2B03 Study Guide - Final Guide: Drake Equation, Dust Storm, Breakthrough Listen

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Exo-solar planet definition: must orbit around a star. Free floating objects not in orbit around a star are not extra-solar planets: true mass below li
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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Christine WilsonFall

ASTRON 2B03 Study Guide - Final Guide: Big Bang, Galaxy Cluster, String Vibration

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Einstein no experiment performed in one place can distinguish a gravitational field from an accelerated reference frame . General relativity applies to
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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Christine WilsonFall

ASTRON 2B03 Study Guide - Final Guide: Horizon Problem, Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, Isotropy

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Cosmology : the study of the origin and evolution of the universe, on mass, where did the universe come from, why is it the way it is, and where did it
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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Christine WilsonFall

ASTRON 2B03 Study Guide - Final Guide: Globular Cluster, Escape Velocity, Galactic Center

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A star dies when it runs out of fuel to burn, how quickly this happens depends on. The mass is related to the amount of fuel available. The luminosity
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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Christine WilsonFall

ASTRON 2B03 Study Guide - Final Guide: Cosmological Constant, Scalar Field, Weak Interaction

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We don"t know what makes up most of the universe. Most of the universe (~70%) is made up of dark energy. The rest is everything else that we know exist
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MCMASTERASTRON 1F03James WadsleySpring

ASTRON 1F03 Final: Study Notes - Exam

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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Christine WilsonFall

COMPLETE Condensed Course Lecture Notes for Exam Prep

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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Laura ParkerWinter

ASTRON 2B03 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Radiography, Photon, Atomic Number

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You and your friend recede from each other in spacecraft in deep space. From your frame of reference, your friend is receding at a speed of 0. 7c. Freq
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MCMASTERASTRON 2B03Laura ParkerWinter

ASTRON 2B03 Midterm: ASTRON 2B03 Lecture : midsolutions

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Neutrons, protons, valence electrons, protons and neutrons, none of the above, an element"s atomic number is equal to its number of, you and your frien
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