PHYS 109
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  • 7 Pages angular momentum operator
    Angular Momentum Operator

    School: Rutgers

    Course: ASTRONOMY

    Angular Momentum Operator I. GENERATOR OF ROTATIONS In 3D real space, a vector is represented by a column matrix V = (Vx Vy Vz )T . After a rotation, it is changed to another column matrix V = (Vx Vy Vz )T , where Vx Vx Vy = R Vy Vz Vz where R is a 3 3 ma

  • 5 Pages Lec17-Mar24
    Lec17-Mar24

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    3/24/10 Key Concepts Density and composiCon Astro 109 Lecture 17: Our Solar System Terrestrial vs. Jovian planets Moons March 24 Asteroids, comets, Kuiper belt objects Mar. 24 Note: relaCve sizes are accurat

  • 5 Pages Lec18-Mar26
    Lec18-Mar26

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    3/26/10 Discussion Ques7on The planets are thought to have formed from a disk of gas and dust around the Sun. The chemical composi7on of the planets varies systema7cally with distance from the Sun because Astro 10

  • 6 Pages Lec19-Mar31
    Lec19-Mar31

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    3/31/10 Discussion Ques4on The major planets lie in a plane and orbit the Sun in the same direc4on. This is strong evidence that Astro 109 Lecture 19: Forma4on of the Solar System March 31 A. the solar system

  • 6 Pages Lec20-Apr2
    Lec20-Apr2

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    Astro 109 Lecture 20: Extrasolar Planets Questions about reading or homework? April 2 Apr. 2 From Lecture 9 Key Concepts Center of Mass Detection of exoplanets Properties of known exoplanets Modify Keplers 1st law Newtons 3rd law: if Sun pulls on Earth, t

  • 5 Pages Lec21-Apr7
    Lec21-Apr7

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    4/7/10 Discussion QuesKon Without the greenhouse eect, Astro 109 Lecture 21: Atmospheres The Greenhouse Eect April 7 A. B. C. D. Earths polar ice would have melted long ago. we would not have to worry about ozone

  • 7 Pages Lec22-Apr9
    Lec22-Apr9

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    4/9/10 Discussion Ques8on Astro 109 Lecture 22: Atmospheres Forma8on and Evolu8on, Mo8on April 9 The evolu8on of Earths atmosphere was greatly aected by the forma8on of oceans. Which of the following was not an

  • 5 Pages Lec23-Apr14
    Lec23-Apr14

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    4/14/10 Geological processes Astro 109 Lecture 23: Geology on Earth Volcanism April 14 Cratering Erosion Tectonics Apr. 14 Discussion QuesJon What is the main energy source for mountain building on Earth? A.

  • 6 Pages Lec24-Apr16
    Lec24-Apr16

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    4/16/10 Key Concepts Moon: craters, maria Astro 109 Lecture 24: Geology on Terrestrial Planets Mercury: craters, scarps, iron core Venus: some craters, volcanoes, ake tectonics April 16 Mars: some craters, volcano

  • 7 Pages Lec25-Apr21
    Lec25-Apr21

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    4/21/10 Key Concepts ;dal forces, resonances Astro 109 Lecture 25: Moons ice geology each moon has a unique story April 21 Apr. 21 Jupiters Galilean Satellites Apr. 21 Apr. 21 Io has volcanoes! Discussion

  • 6 Pages Lec13-Mar03
    Lec13-Mar03

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    3/3/10 Quiz Ques3on #1 Lenses produce images by the process of Astro 109 Lecture 13: Op3cs and Telescopes A. B. C. D. E. March 3 reec3on refrac3on polariza3on sublima3on elimina3on Mar. 3 Quiz Ques3on #2 Quiz Qu

  • 5 Pages Lec11-Feb24
    Lec11-Feb24

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    2/24/10 Discussion QuesFon Astro 109 Lecture 11: Light and Atoms Feb. 24 Which of the following can we not learn by studying the spectrum of a star or planet? A. The temperature of the object. B. The composiFon

  • 4 Pages Lec01-Jan20
    Lec01-Jan20

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    1/20/10 Astronomy / Astrophysics / Cosmology Physics 109: Astronomy & Cosmology 01:750:109:01 Spring 2010 The applicaDon of physical principles to astronomical systems, including planets, stars, galaxies, and the univer

  • 6 Pages Lec02-Jan22
    Lec02-Jan22

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    1/22/10 Discussion Ques@on Astro 109 Lecture 2: Tools of the Trade Jan. 22 The spacecra; that landed on the Moon in the 1960s and 1970s are s@ll there. Can we see them from Earth? A. B. C. D. E. Yes, with the

  • 3 Pages Lec03-Jan27
    Lec03-Jan27

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    1/27/10 Key Concepts mo4ons of Sun, Moon, stars Astro 109 Lecture 3: Mo4ons in the Sky Jan. 27 Earths 4lt terminology: zenith, meridian celes4al equator, eclip4c equinox, sols4ce 4me keeping Jan. 27 E

  • 4 Pages Lec04-Jan29
    Lec04-Jan29

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    1/27/10 Key Concepts how we see the Moon Astro 109 Lecture 4: Learning from the Sun and Moon eclipses the ancient Greeks were clever Jan. 29 Jan. 29 Phases of the Moon Jan. 29 Jan. 29 Jan. 29 Jan. 29

  • 5 Pages Lec05-Feb03
    Lec05-Feb03

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    2/4/10 Quiz QuesDon #1 What happens during the apparent retrograde moDon of a planet? Astro 109 Lecture 5: Greek and Renaissance Astronomy A. The planet rises in the west and sets in the east. B. The planet appear

  • 3 Pages Lec06-Feb05
    Lec06-Feb05

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    2/5/10 Discussion Ques>on If the Moon were 42,200 km from the center of Earth, in the equatorial plane, how would it appear to an observer on Earth? Astro 109 Lecture 6: Keplers Laws of Planetary Mo>on A. B. C. D

  • 5 Pages Lec08-Feb12
    Lec08-Feb12

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    2/12/10 Quiz Ques9on #1 When no force acts on an object, the object Astro 109 Lecture 8: Newtons Laws of Mo9on and Gravity Feb. 12 A. B. C. D. stays at rest or moves in circle at constant speed. moves along an

  • 3 Pages Lec09-Feb17
    Lec09-Feb17

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    2/17/10 Newtons Laws of Mo9on and Gravity 1. Iner9a Astro 109 Lecture 9: Newtons Laws of Mo9on and Gravity 2. F = m a 3. Ac9on and reac9on Feb. 17 4. Gravity: F = G M m / r2 Also: circular mo9on, 9dal for

  • 6 Pages Lec10-Feb19
    Lec10-Feb19

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    2/19/10 Discussion QuesJon Astro 109 Lecture 10: Light and Heat Feb. 19 This star cluster contains many stars that look blue, plus one star that looks yellow. What can we infer about the temperatures of the st

  • 6 Pages Lec26-Apr23
    Lec26-Apr23

    School: Rutgers

    Course: Astronomy And Cosmology

    4/23/10 Discussion QuesGon Which of the following statements about planetary ring systems is false? Astro 109 Lecture 26: Rings April 23 A. B. C. D. E. Rings lie in the equatorial plane of the planet. Rings are comp

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