Lecture2 - Regulus (about 75 light years distant) is part...

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Unformatted text preview: Regulus (about 75 light years distant) is part of a 4-star system, with a close companion double star visible to its lower left. Leo I (about 800,000 light years away) is a dwarf galaxy thought to be the most distant of several known small satellite galaxies orbiting our Milky Way Galaxy. Why are you taking this class? Why does the University consider it important for non-science majors to take a course in the physical sciences? Science attempts to systemized knowledge through: observing questioning hypothesizing testing Using critical & creative thinking. Scientific thinking has applications to all fields of human endeavors, not just science. OBSERVING: Patterns are discovered. QUESTIONING: What causes these patterns? Question everything, including things you know Examine your assumptions: Be aware that your thinking is influenced and structured by your previous life experiences, i.e., they are biased....
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Lecture2 - Regulus (about 75 light years distant) is part...

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