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Rutgers University Geological sciences (100) Dr. Christopher J. Lepre clepre@rci.rutgers.edu Web assignment, assignment #2: Video hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, American Museum of Natural History curator All answers must be placed on the scan-tron sheet. Answers place on this paper or answers submitted via email will not be accepted. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/programs/ht/qt/3114_02.html 10. All matter and all energy in the universe burst into being over several billion years. A. True B. False 11. What type of energy was used to unravel the history of the universe? A. Sunlight B. infra-radio waves C. microwave background radiation 12. What did Penzias and Wilson discover, and awarded the Novel Prize for? A. the leftover heat from the big bang B. the first supernova C. the oldest planetesimals 13. According to early thoughts on the origins of the universe, what should not exist?
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Unformatted text preview: A. black holes B. gaseous matter C. clumps of matter (e.g., galaxies & solar systems) 14. The satellite sent out to observe the universe is called? A. COBE B. Dog Star C. Hubble 15. The satellite was launched in what year? A. 1989 B. 1990 C.1982 16. How long did the satellite stay in near-Earth orbit? A. three years B. two days C. two years 17. Pictures sent back by the satellite had: A. blue colors indicating places with slightly more matter in the early universe B. red colors indicating places with slightly more matter in the early universe C. no colored patterns at all 18. The satellite pictures were very clear and revealed many specifics about the early universe. A. True B. False PLANET EARTH : Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, spring 12...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course GEOL 01:460:100 taught by Professor Christopherlepre during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.

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