• 2 Pages schedule&reading list2009
    Schedule&reading List2009

    School: Laurentian

    ASTRONOMY 2070Z Spring 2009 SCHEDULE & READING LIST Note references in square brackets [ ] are to Chapter/section numbers in Freedman & Kaufmann. Jan. 13 Introductions; Overview of Course; Working with Numbers and Formulas; Constellations and the C

  • 2 Pages Assignment 1 Questions
    Assignment 1 Questions

    School: Laurentian

    Astronomy 2070A Spring 2009 The Cosmic Perspective Assignment 1: Due January 28, 2009 Chapter 1 46. Spacecraft Communication. We use radio waves, which travel at the speed of light, to communicate with robotic spacecraft. How long does

  • 2 Pages Introduction
    Introduction

    School: Laurentian

    ASTRONOMY 2070 Introduction - Astronomy and the Universe Astronomy as a Science: the Scientific Method: laws; theories; hypotheses; testing, revising The questions Astronomy seeks to answer: Solar System how was it formed? Stars - What? How? etc.

  • 1 Page labexercisenote
    Labexercisenote

    School: Laurentian

    The University of Lethbridge in Edmonton Astronomy 2070 Spring 2009 Note re lab exercises: It is very difficult to create useful or meaningful laboratory exercises for an introductory astronomy course: Leaving aside Solar observations, astronomy can

  • 2 Pages mathnote
    Mathnote

    School: Laurentian

    UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE Department of Physics Astronomy 2020 and Astronomy 2070 A note re Math and Physics requirements: Astronomy is a Science. As such, it makes a lot of use of mathematics, one of the major tools of science. Astronomy is also a br

  • 1 Page evaluationsnote
    Evaluationsnote

    School: Laurentian

    The University of Lethbridge in Edmonton ASTRONOMY 2070Z - The Solar System Spring 2009 Note re Evaluations Assignments and Exams; Class attendance/participation In a science course such as Astronomy, the use of mathematics cannot be avoided. At the

  • 1 Page courseoutline2009
    Courseoutline2009

    School: Laurentian

    The University of Lethbridge in Edmonton ASTRONOMY 2070Z - The Solar System Spring 2009 Instructor: Gord Falconer e-mail: Tel: falcgk@uleth.ca 780-644-2027 classroom: 1301 Class Date/Time: Office/hours: Text: Webpage: Portal webpage: Outline: Tuesd

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