ASTR101 s07 Susna Adams final study guide

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-1 Ptolemy :epicycle,Almagestastronomersbible,ratesofrevolution Aristarchus :allplanetsrevolvearoundthesun,heliocentric Eratosthenes: calculatedthesizeoftheE240bc, sunoverheadatsyene&noinAlexandria Copernicus Brahe Kepler :1571-30 Galileo :1564- 42,allobjectsfallw/thesameaccelerationsregardlessoftheirweight,1609tele,DialoguesConce rning2newsciences,phasesofV,Jupmoons,sunspots2determineSrotation Newton :gravitationalforcefromtheorbitoftheM,builds1 st reflecting telescope,provesplanetsmoveunderinfluenceofgravitationalforceobeyKeplerslaws,Opticks Young :wavenatureoflight, Romer :timedtheeclipsesofJupmoons,lighttravelsatinfinitespeed Maxwell: lightisaelectromagneticphenomenon,provesthatsaturnsringsarenotsolid Einstein :theshorterthewavelenth,thehigheraphotonsenergy,general relativitye=mc2,passinglighttochangedirection,microlensing,lightcanbefocusedbygravity, howmotionaffectsourmeasurementsofdistance,timeandmass
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2008 for the course ASTR 101 taught by Professor Orosz during the Spring '05 term at UCSD.

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