Notes 10-27-2006

Notes 10-27-2006 - When do you download class notes from...

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When do you download class notes from WebCT? A. After each class B. Once per week C. When doing homework D. When preparing for exams E. Never - what notes? Super Nova Remnant http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap061026.html How do super novae relate to our solar system? A. Our solar system is the direct product of a super nova explosion B. They don't relate - it's just a pretty picture C. A super nova caused our solar system to spin D. Elements heavier than hydrogen were formed in super novae explosions 2pt 1pt 1pt 3pt Not a DIRECT product Super novae do not PRODUCE solar systems. But they do make heavy elements and they MAY trigger the collapse of a nebula Elements made in star explosions - super novae
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WHEN did the solar nebula collapse? The Age of Our Solar System A.~4,500 years B.~4.5 million years C.~450 million years D.~4.5 billion years E.~450 billion years 1pt 1pt 1pt 2pt 1pt Radioisotope dating - Oldest Solar System Rocks 4.54 billion years old
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Collapse of the Solar Nebula Conservation of Angular Momentum MVR = Constant Where did the angular momentum come from??? Small random motions averaging out to
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