Lauren Kahre, TA class page, check here for homework late policy and
other info: Click
Interesting new daily astronomy link: Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Eclipses: NASA's eclipse website, future and past eclipses of Sun and Moon
The text book should be on reserve at Zuhl Library.
Why we study astronomy and basic sciences: The words of Carl Sagan (1934-1996).
Breaking news: 7 Earth-size planets discovered around nearby star, just when we thought nothing interesting was happening this semester. Here is the announcement in the NY Times.
Read Chapter 5,6,7
Homework 4: Click here, due date is March 16
PAST ASSIGNMENTS, DEBATES, AND TESTS WILL BE SHOWN HERE:
Results from the poll: Click here.
Homework 1: Click here, due date Jan 31 (Tu)
Homework 2: Click here, was due: February 16 (Th)
Homework 3: Was due February 28, 2017. Please click here.
Debate 1 took place on February 28 (Tu), Click here for details
First Exam, took place on March 2 (Th), Click here for details
LECTURE NOTES (will be
modified as we go through the semester)
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 1
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 2
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 3
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 4
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 5 + 6
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 7+8+9