class26a - Friday, Oct. 31 Syllabus, class notes, and...

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Friday, Oct. 31 Syllabus, class notes, and homeworks are at: www.as.utexas.edu courses AST 301, Lacy Reading for this week: chapter 11 The Wednesday help session is in GRG 424 at 5:00 (for the entire semester).
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Our Schedule Aug 27: Ch 1+App A The Scale of the Cosmos Sep 3: Ch 2+3 The Sky, Cycles in the Sky Sep 8: Ch 4 The Origin of Modern Astronomy Sep 15: Ch 5 Telescopes Sep 19: Exam #1, Ch 1-5 Sep 22: Ch 6 Starlight and Atoms Sep 29: Ch 7 The Sun Oct 6: Ch 8 The Family of Stars Oct 13: Ch 9 The Formation and Structure of Stars Oct 20: Ch 10 The Lives and Deaths of Stars Oct 24: Exam #2, Ch 6-10 Oct 27: Ch 11 Neutron Stars and Black Holes Nov 3: Ch 12 The Milky Way Galaxy Nov 10: Ch 15 Cosmology Nov 17: Ch 16 The Origin of the Solar System Nov 24: Ch 17 The Terrestrial Planets Dec 1: Ch 18 The Outer Solar System Dec 5: Exam #3, Ch 10-12,15-19
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Topics for this week Compare the two types of supernova: how do they differ in the cause of the explosion and in what is left behind? Describe neutron stars. Describe pulsars.
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class26a - Friday, Oct. 31 Syllabus, class notes, and...

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