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  • 2 Pages hw7_s09
    Hw7_s09

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156 Spring 2009 Solutions to HW #7 PHY 156, Spring 2009 - Homework #7 Quiz based on this material in class Wednesday, April 29 Consider the questions below as practice questions for the quiz. o The quiz questions may not be identical to these

  • 35 Pages graveyard_NS_upld
    Graveyard_NS_upld

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    1. The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard III.7 Neutron Stars Now, my suspicion is that the Universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose. J. B. S. Haldane (1892 1964) from Possible Worlds, 1927 III.7: Neutron Stars & Pu

  • 2 Pages magnitudes_questions
    Magnitudes_questions

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    Reminder Magnitudes: Courtesy of Ancient Greece apparent magnitude brightness of a star as it appears from Earth bigger number = fainter star brighter stars have smaller magnitudes Magnitudes Which tells us about an object's intrinsic (actual)

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    Star_prop5

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156 Spring 2009 II.5 Properties of Stars: Detecting Motions of Stars Twinkle, twinkle, little star How I wonder what you are Up above the world so high Like a diamond in the sky Nursery Rhyme II.5 Motions of Stars 1 Objectives Using the D

  • 8 Pages s09_lab6sol
    S09_lab6sol

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156 Spring 2009 Lab 6 Solutions 1 Solutions to LAB 6 MEASURING STELLAR TEMPERATURES Lab Website: http:/www.uwlax.edu/faculty/sallmen/phy156/labs/f07_lab6.html I.2: FILTERS AND COLORS (hands-on) 1. What colors make it through each filter? Red

  • 3 Pages hw5_s09
    Hw5_s09

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156, Spring 2009 - Homework #5 Quiz based on this material in class Monday, April 6 o o o Consider the questions below as "practice questions" for the quiz. The quiz questions may not be identical to these, but will be based on these concepts. In

  • 4 Pages hw1sol_s09
    Hw1sol_s09

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156 Stars, Galaxies & Universe Solutions to HW #1 Spring 2009 PHY 156, Spring 2009 Solutions to Homework #1 Quiz based on this material in class Monday, Feb. 9 NOTES: I highly recommend attempting to answer all questions before looking at th

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    Hw4_s09

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156, Spring 2009 - Homework #4 Quiz based on this material in class Wednesday, March 11 Consider the questions below as "practice questions" for the quiz. o The quiz questions may not be identical to these, but will be based on these concepts. o

  • 3 Pages hw1_s09
    Hw1_s09

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156 Stars, Galaxies & the Universe HW #1 PHY 156, Spring 2009 - Homework #1 Quiz based on these questions will be Monday, February 9 Consider the questions below as practice questions for the quiz. o The quiz questions may not be identical to

  • 5 Pages sci
    Sci

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156 Spring 2009 I.3 Nature of Science Science is the great antidote to the poison of superstition. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, 1776 Doing Science Hollow Earth Society: claims the Earth is a hollow ball and we are living inside it Evi

  • 2 Pages hw2_s09
    Hw2_s09

    School: Wisc La Crosse

    PHY 156 Stars, Galaxies & Universe HW #2 Spring 2009 PHY 156, Spring 2009 - Homework #2 Quiz based on this material in class Monday, Feb. 16 Quiz based on these questions will be Monday, February 9 Consider the questions below as practice questi

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