Due May 4, 2017
The fires that arch this dusty dot
Yon myriad of worlded-ways
The vast sun-cluster gathered blaze,
World-isles in lonely skies,
Whole heavens within themselves amaze
Our brief Humanities.
Due: February 3, 2017
When it is dark enough you can see the stars.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
1. Which of the following statements make sense. Mark each statement as N for nonsense or S
(a) Because of th
Due March 24, 2017
A black hole is where God divides by zero.
Complete the Venn diagram that compares and contrasts the characteristics of
the evolution of low mass and high ma
Due April 10, 2017
"There is no light in earth or heaven,
But the cold light of stars;
And the first watch of night is given
To the red planet Mars."
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Light of Stars
Due February 13, 2017
When, in the gold October dusk, I saw you near to setting,
Arcturus, bringer of spring,
Lord of the summer nights, leaving us now in autumn,
Having no pity on our witheri
Due: January 27, 2017
He saw Gods foot upon the treadle of the loom, and spoke it; and thereafter his
shipmates called him mad. So mans insanity is heavens sense.
-Herman Melville, Moby Dick
Due April 5, 2017
Day, you have bruised and beaten me,
As rain beats down the bright, proud sea,
Beaten my body, bruised my soul,
Left me nothing lovely or whole -Yet I have wrested a gift from you,
Day that di
Due: February 22, 2017
The Sunis an inexhaustible source of physical forcethe continuously
wound-up spring which sustains in motion the mechanism of all the activities on Earth.
Due: May 1, 2017
The universe is a device contrived for the perpetual astonishment of astronomers.
-Arthur C. Clarke
1. How do astronomers know (a) our location we are in the Milky Way and (b) the
shape of the
Due March 3, 2017
We had the sky, up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs
and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made, or only just happened.