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Unformatted text preview: Galileo - Used a telescope and challenged the conventional wisdom of the motion of objects and the nature of the heavens (a and b below challenged the geocentric model, c and d challenged the idea that the heavenly object were perfect) Telescope observations: a) Phases of Venus b) Moons of Jupiter c) Sunspots d) Mountains on the Moon Newton - Three Laws of Motion and universal Law of Gravity **Light/Electromagnetic Radiation** Wave nature of Light Frequency* wavelength = velocity of light Electromagnetic waves Long wavelength to short - Radio, infrared, visible, ultrraviolet, x-ray,gamma-ray Blackbody Absolute zero Kelvin temperature scale Wien's Law Stefan-Boltzmann Law Continuous spectrum Emission line spectrum Adsorption line spectrum Kirchhoff's Laws Doppler effect...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PHY 1455 taught by Professor Dwightrussel during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.
- Spring '08