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Lecture12 - First Exam Tuesday March 9 5:00 pm 6:20 pm...

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First Exam Tuesday March 9 5:00 pm – 6:20 pm Physics Lecture Hall Closed book and notes Computer-graded multiple-choice questions Material covered: Text chapters 16 - 22 Lectures 1-14 (January 19 through March 4) Bring Student ID card and a #2 pencil Practice Exam on class web page (soon) All necessary equations and constants will be given
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Extra Credit Write 2 questions for the mid-term exam multiple-choice with 5 answers cover material of mid-term exam accepted questions will receive 1 perfect homework assignment score submit as many questions as you like, but only 1 10-point credit will be given Deadline: 5 pm Monday March 1 early submission encouraged Send questions via e-mail
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Previous Lecture Nucleosynthesis of elements Stellar Populations Nuclear binding energy – fusion only to 56 Fe WD mass limit: 1.44 M Sun Inverse beta decay, Neutron Stars Supernovae Two types (I and II) Light curves Core collapse SN; SN 1987a WD supernovae SN remnants
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Neutron Stars Neutron discovered in the 1930’s its quantum mechanical properties soon worked out degeneracy pressure of neutron calculated size (10 km) and mass (1-3 M Sun
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