15th November, 2013
The View from the Center of the Universe
In their book, The View from the Center of the Universe, Joel Primack and Nancy Abrams
describe cosmology as the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin
TEST ONE STUDY GUIDE
A.) What is an AU?
-An AU is an Astronomical Unit, or, the average distance of the Earth from the
Sun, or about 1.5x10^8km or 1.5x10^11m. [EARTH=1 AU from the Sun]
B.) What is a light year?
-A light year is ho
11th October, 2013
Exobiology: A Theological Perspective
Briefly defined, exobiology is the branch of biology that deals with the search for
extraterrestrial life and the effects of extraterrestrial surroundings on livin