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MCGILLPHYS 183Victoria KaspiFall

PHYS 183 Chapter Notes - Chapter Lectures 12 and 13: Solar Radius, Earth Radius, Solar Core

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9 Feb 2017
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11. 1, 11. 2, 11. 3, 11. 4 (lectures 12 and 13): Stars are different from planets in that they make their own light. So they must have a very powerful
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MCGILLPHYS 183Victoria KaspiFall

PHYS 183 Chapter Lectures 5,6,7 and 8: Chapter 2 Review

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7 Feb 2017
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2. 1, 2. 2, 2. 3 and 2. 4 (lectures 5, 6, 7 and 8): Any position on earth can be specified using latitude and longitude. 0 degrees lat is the equator a
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MCGILLPHYS 183Victoria KaspiFall

PHYS 183 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Charge-Coupled Device, Diffraction, Chromatic Aberration

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7 Feb 2017
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3 types of astronomical data (limitation due to large distances and extreme conditions): images- pictures of the sky. They can determine position (astr
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MCGILLPHYS 183Victoria KaspiFall

PHYS 183 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Redshift, Accretion Disk, Lagrangian Point

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15 Mar 2017
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14. 1, 14. 2 and 14. 3 (lectures 22 and 23: stars more than 20 solar masses (high-mass) form black holes. 8-20 solar masses (intermediate mass) form ne
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MCGILLPHYS 183Victoria KaspiFall

PHYS 183 Chapter Notes - Chapter Chapter 12 Review Guide (Lectures 14-18): Orbital Inclination, Minimum Mass, Main Sequence

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15 Mar 2017
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MCGILLPHYS 183Victoria KaspiFall

PHYS 183 Chapter Lectures 8 and 9: Chapter 3 and 4 Review

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8 Feb 2017
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3. 1, 3. 2, 3. 3, 3. 4, 4. 1, 4. 2, 4. 4 (lectures 8 and 9): Ptolemy: he attempted to support the aristotelian view of the universe with observations,
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MCGILLPHYS 102Nick ProvatasWinter

PHYS 102 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16, 17, 19: Field Line, Electric Potential Energy, Electric Potential

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13 Apr 2016
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16. 1 static electricity; electric charge and its conservation. All charged obj are either attracted to plastic and repelled by glass, or vice versa. T
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MCGILLPHYS 183Victoria KaspiFall

PHYS 183 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Helium Flash, Reaction Rate, Triple-Alpha Process

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15 Mar 2017
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13. 1 (lecture 19): 4 phases of stellar life, formation and pre-main sequence, main sequence, post main sequence, (cid:498)death(cid:499, stars form fr
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MCGILLPHYS 101Kenneth RaganFall

PHYS 101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: One Direction

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16 Aug 2017
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Chapter 2: describing motion: kinematics in one dimension. Kinematics deals with the description of how objects move. The description of the motion of
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MCGILLPHYS 101Kenneth RaganFall

PHYS 101 Chapter 1: PHYS 101 – Chapter 1

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16 Aug 2017
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Physics, like other sciences, is a creative endeavor. It is not simply a collection of facts. Important theories are created with the idea of explainin
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MCGILLPHYS 183Tracy WebbWinter

PHYS 183 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Elliptic Geometry, Observable Universe, Ecliptic

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25 Jan 2013
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1. 1 our modern view of the universe star: a large, glowing ball of gas that generates heat & light through nuclear fusion in its core. Planet: a moder
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MCGILLPHYS 183Tracy WebbWinter

PHYS 183 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Accretion Disk, Radiation, Main Sequence

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8 Mar 2013
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Youngest star clusters always associated with dark clouds of gas & dust birthplace of stars. Dark patches in the milky way are interstellar gas clouds
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