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General Course Description and Policies

FINAL EXAMINATION #4 (comprehensive) will occur on 26 July 2019 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

EXAMINATION #3 will occur on 23 July 2019

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EXAMINATION #2 will occur on 15 July 2019

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EXAMINATION #1 will occur on 1 July 2019

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TEXTBOOK and ANCILLARY MATERIALS

GRADING POLICY


24 June 2019 Monday
  • Introduction to ASTR 113
  • FG&K Chapter 4, Chapter 5 and Appendix 6-8
    25 June 2019 Tuesday
  • FG&K Chapter 16 - Our Star, the Sun
    26 June 2019 Wednesday
  • FG&K Chapter 16 - Our Star, the Sun
  • FG&K Chapter 17 - The Nature of the Stars
    27 June 2019 Thursday
  • FG&K Chapter 17 - The Nature of the Stars
  • REVIEW for yourself Examination #1
  • Schombert's view of Parallax and Distance :: Schombert's view of Color and Temperature
  • Dr. Joe Weingartner's Introduction to the ISM
    1 July 2019 Monday

    Note that the examination will last for 1 hour, from 0815 to 0905 For those who return/stay in class, I will go over the examination in class starting at 0915.


    2 July 2019 Tuesday
  • FG&K Chapter 18 - The Birth of Stars
    3 July 2019 Wednesday
  • FG&K Chapter 19 - Stellar Evolution After the Main Sequence
    8 July 2019 Monday
  • FG&K Chapter 20 - Stellar Evolution: The Death of Stars
    9 July 2019 Tuesday
  • FG&K Chapter 21 - Neutron Stars
    10 July 2019 Wednesday
  • FG&K Chapter 22 - Black Holes
  • Black Hole Video I :: Part II :: Part III
  • Einstein's Theories of Relativity
    11 July 2019 Thursday
  • FG&K Chapter 23 - The Milky Way Galaxy
  • Geller's Life Cycle HR Diagram
  • REVIEW for Examination #2
    15 July 2019 Monday

    Note that the examination will last for 1 hour, from 0815 to 0905. For those who return/stay in class, I will go over the examination in class starting at 0915.


    16 July 2019 Tuesday
  • FG&K Chapter 24 - Galaxies
    17 July 2019 Wednesday
  • FG&K Chapter 25 - Quasars, Active Galaxies, and Gamma-Ray Bursters
    18 July 2019 Thursday
  • FG&K Chapter 26 - Cosmology: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe
    22 July 2019 Monday
  • FG&K Chapter 27 - Exploring the Early Universe
    23 July 2019 Tuesday

    Note that the examination will last for 50 minutes, from 0815 to 0905.

    Lecture starts at 9:15 AM.
    24 July 2019 Wednesday
    Additional links for cosmology
    A very brief history of the universe
    Dr. Dine's view of the Big Bang
    Dr. Burgess's Strings and Inflation
  • FG&K Chapter 28 - The Search for Extraterrestrial Life
    25 July 2019 Thursday
    Review for FINAL examination

    26 July 2019 Friday 7:30 to 9:30 AM ***** NOTE WELL TIME



    HAVE A GREAT SUMMER !