1. Space, Time, Matter, & Energy

Joshua Barnes -- Fall 1999

Next: 2. The Sky Around Us

The first week of this course is an introduction to some of the things we find in the Universe -- atoms, light, planets, stars, and galaxies. These lectures also describe a useful way of comparing the sizes, ages, and masses of different astronomical objects.

Topics:

Video: Powers of Ten

Web Resources:

Homework 1: The Sun & You, due 8/30. Answer.

Quiz 1: An Alien Clue?


Joshua E. Barnes (barnes@ifa.hawaii.edu)
Last modified: September 3, 1999
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