Final Exam 001 Fall 2013
Answer all 70 questions. READ EACH QUESTION CAREFULLY.
1. Suppose there was a planet in our solar system located at a distance of R=9.0 x 1012 m. The period of
its orbit about
The Michelson Interferometer
THE MICHELSON INTERFEROMETER
INTRODUCTION
During the 19th century, the influence of the mechanics of Newton was so all pervading
in scientists' view of the Universe, that
Einsteins Universe
Dr. Budick
June 9, 2016
Meyer 102
Practice for First Midterm
1. Eratosthenes measured the diameter of the Earth
(a) by timing the phases of the Moon.
(b) by noting the angle between
Math Review
MATH REVIEW
La filosofia scritta in questo grandissimo libro che continuamente ci sta aperto
innanzi a gli occhi (io dico l' universo), ma non si pu intendere se prima non s' impara a
inte
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Homework set #2
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1. Which of the seven axioms Copernicus proposed in his 1514 pamplet, Commentariolus
(Little Commentary
Einsteins Universe 01
Dr. Budick
October 10, 2013
Meyer 121
First Midterm
1. Aristarchus established that the Sun was much larger than the Moon
(a) simply because it (the Sun) emits light whereas the
Einstein's Universe 001
Dr. Budick
March 4, 2014
Meyer 121
Examination 1
Instructions: The exam consists of 50 questions.
1. Eratosthenes measured the diameter of the Earth
(a) by timing the phases of
Einsteins Universe
Dr. Budick
October 18, 2016
Meyer 121
Practice for First Midterm
1. Eratosthenes measured the diameter of the Earth
(a) by timing the phases of the Moon.
(b) by noting the angle bet
Einsteins Universe 001
Professor B. Budick
Examination 2
1. If two events can be observed to happen at the same place, and at the same time then
(a) the space-time interval of these events is positive
HW #6
If two events can be observed to happen at the same place, but at two different times
then the two events are separated only in time.
We say that:
The two events are separated in a timelike m
Natural Science I: Einsteins Universe
MAP-UA 204
Answers EU HW #8
1. If we discover an affect of acceleration on light, why did Einstein feel justified in extending the
cause of the effect to include
Natural Science I: Einsteins Universe
Lab Report #2
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Kinematics
When the elevator went from stationary to moving up:
Position increased at an accelerated speed
Velocity was ac
Einsteins Universe
Dr. Budick
June 9, 2016
Meyer 102
Practice for First Midterm
1. Eratosthenes measured the diameter of the Earth
(a) by timing the phases of the Moon.
(b) by noting the angle between
Eratosthenes
1. Measure the size of the Earth with shadows of
stick in well
2. From the size of the Earth, determined the
Moons circumference
3. Also measured the distance to the moon
Aristarchus
1. C
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Professor B. Budick
Examination 2
1. If two events can be observed to happen at the same place, but at two different times then
(a) the space-time interval of these events equal
Natural Science I: Einsteins Universe
MAP-UA 204
Homework set #4
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1. In what frame of reference are the laws of electromagnetism valid, according to
Einstein?
Laws of electromagn
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Homework set #8
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1. What was the Great Debate?
Herschel
The Milky Way is the universe
Nebulae are new stars surrounded by debris
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Homework set #3
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1.What was the natural state of motion according to Newton and Galileo?
Newton and Galileo believes that the nat
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MAP-UA 204
Homework set #11
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1. What is the current range of values for the Hubble constant?
The current range of values for the Hubble Cons
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Homework set #1
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1. Summarize how Eratosthenes measured the diameter of the Earth.
Eratosthenes measured the angle between
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Homework set #9
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1. What was the timescale difficulty that confronted the Big Bang theory?
Hubble estimated that that the age of
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Homework set #7
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1. What kind of decay would you expect for the nucleus 8O11?
2. Why did Pauli think neutrinos existed?
3. Distin
Ritu Prastina Melroy
HW6
June 6 2017
1. If two events can be observed to happen at the same place, but at two different times
then the two events are separated only in time. We say that the
a. the two
Olina Stathopoulou (is1235)
Einsteins Universe - Homework 1
Sep 15, 2016
1. Summarize how Eratosthenes measured the diameter of the Earth.
Eratosthenes realized that on June 21st each year, the sun wa
Olina Stathopoulou (is1235)
Einsteins Universe - Homework 2
Sep 22, 2016
1. Which of the seven axioms Copernicus proposed in his 1514 pamphlet, Commentariolus (Little
Commentary) do we now know are in
Olina Stathopoulou (is1235)
Einsteins Universe - Homework 4
Oct 6, 2016
1. List the properties that the ether must have and why it must have them. Identify any apparent
contradiction between these pro
Olina Stathopoulou (is1235)
Einsteins Universe - Homework 3
Sep 29, 2016
1.What was the natural state of motion according to Newton and Galileo?
For Newton and Galileo, the natural state of motion is