Chapter 6 Exam Review
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Chapter 6 Exam Review

Course Number: ISP 205, Fall 2007

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Chapter 6 Exam Review: How is Einstein's famous equation, E= mc squared, important in understanding the Sun? It explains the fact that the Sun generates thermal energy by losing some 4 <a href="/keyword/million-tons/" >million tons</a> of mass each day. The &quot;lost&quot; 4 <a href="/keyword/million-tons/" >million tons</a> is converted to an amount of energy...

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Chapter 6 Exam Review: How is Einsteins famous equation, E= mc squared, important in understanding the Sun? It explains the fact that the Sun generates thermal energy by losing some 4 million tons of mass each day . The lost 4 million tons is converted to an amount of energy equal to this mass times the speed of light squared. Note that although 4 million tons per day sounds like a lot, it is quite small compared to the Suns total mass. In what way is Venus most similar to Earth? Both planets are nearly the same size. Imagine that an alien spaceship crashed onto Earth. Which statement would most likely be true?Imagine that an alien spaceship crashed onto Earth.

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