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Sample test 1 - EXAM 1 Version A EAS1601 How to Build a...

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EXAM 1 Version A EAS1601 How to Build a Habitable Planet Feb 7, 2008 Answer all questions Place your name and lab section on each page This is a closed-book exam; all are expected to comply with Georgia Tech Honor Code Explanations must be clear and concise (no more than two sentences – only the first two sentences will be graded) You may leave your answers in mathematical form (i.e., it is not necessary to calculate quantities.) I am aware and in compliance with the Georgia Tech Honor Code Signature: ____________________________________________________________
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1) (15 points) Over a period of year, a group of astronomers in an alternate universe witness three Type IA supernovae. They measure the distance and recessional velocity for each supernova: Supernova Distance (m) Recessional velocity (m/year) #1 4 x 10 25 4 x 10 16 #2 1 x 10 25 1 x 10 16 #3 2 x 10 25 ?? a) Assuming that this universe started with a big bang, what is the recessional velocity of supernova #3? b)
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