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Unformatted text preview: Astronomy 1 I Last news report due on Dead Day, Dec. 14. I Final Exam: Thursday Dec. 20, 9:30 a.m. I Albert Einstein quote of the day: ”Strange is our situation here on earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. — From ”My Credo”, for the German League of Human Rights, 1932. Astronomy 1 I James T. Kirk quote of the day: “Wait a minute, what does God need with a starship?” — Star Trek V Cosmic Connection I Elements heavier than He produced in stellar cores. Cosmic Connection I Elements heavier than He produced in stellar cores. I Interstellar medium enriched by stellar winds, supernovae. Cosmic Connection I Elements heavier than He produced in stellar cores. I Interstellar medium enriched by stellar winds, supernovae. “We are star stuff” — Carl Sagan Cosmic Connection I Elements heavier than He produced in stellar cores. I Interstellar medium enriched by stellar winds, supernovae. “We are star stuff” — Carl Sagan “We are all made of stars ... ” — Moby Cosmic Connection I Elements heavier than He produced in stellar cores. I Interstellar medium enriched by stellar winds, supernovae. “We are star stuff” — Carl Sagan “We are all made of stars ... ” — Moby “We are stardust, we are golden. We are billion year old carbon And we’ve got to get ourselves Back to the garden.” — Joni Mitchell Unidentified Flying Objects I Are extra-terrestrials visiting the earth? Unidentified Flying Objects I Are extra-terrestrials visiting the earth? I Millions claim to have seen UFOs. Unidentified Flying Objects I Are extra-terrestrials visiting the earth? I Millions claim to have seen UFOs. — Nearly all are true. Unidentified Flying Objects I Are extra-terrestrials visiting the earth? I Millions claim to have seen UFOs. — Nearly all are true. — However, what did they see? Unidentified Flying Objects I Are extra-terrestrials visiting the earth? I Millions claim to have seen UFOs. — Nearly all are true. — However, what did they see? I Relativistic speed limit: best speed for starship v ' . 1 c . Unidentified Flying Objects I Are extra-terrestrials visiting the earth? I Millions claim to have seen UFOs. — Nearly all are true. — However, what did they see? I Relativistic speed limit: best speed for starship v ' . 1 c . I Carl Sagan: ”Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” Extraterrestrial Intelligence I Is there life elsewhere in the Universe? Extraterrestrial Intelligence I Is there life elsewhere in the Universe? I SETI — Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Extraterrestrial Intelligence I Is there life elsewhere in the Universe?...
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