Click here for course syllabus, including information on office hours, etc.
Teaching Assistant: Lauren Kahre and Matt Varakian:
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TA's home page with tips on homework,
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).
Last, and short, homework: Click here, due November 29 to enable grades to be posted before final exam.
Course evaluations: Will be accessible through the Canvas system, starting Monday November 26. You have to fill it out prior to final's week. Deadline is Monday December 3, 8:00 AM.
Final debate: CONTACT! Click here.
Read Chapter 10, 11
PAST ASSIGNMENTS, DEBATES, AND TESTS WILL BE SHOWN HERE:
Homework 1: Was due on August 30. Click here.
Homework 2: Due date was September 11. Click here.
First debate, took place on September 25, Click here, volunteer to serve on a panel, e-mail me!
Second debate, October 25 (Th), Click here for Information.
Term paper, first part due November 1, final paper due November 15, Click here for details.
Homework 3: Was due September 25, click here for details.
Homework 4: Was due October 16, click here for details!
Homework 5: Was due November 6 (Tu), click here for details.
Results from student survey: This is what all of you thought!
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
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 10+11
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 12
Summary lecture notes for: Chapter 13