Physics 103: General Astronomy

2012 Astronomy Apocalypse

Fall 2012

Class Goals



Syllabus | Class Rules

Professor:
Tyler Nordgren    AHON 126    ext. 8660     

Class Hours:
Lecture: MW  1:00 - 2:20 pm AHON 116
Laboratory: Friday 9:30 am - 12:20 pm OR 1:00 - 3:50 pm AHON 117
Office Hours: TW 11:00am - noon

September 7-26 Reading Assignments, Discussion and Homework Questions

Mayan Calendar Lecture

Milky Way Lecture

October 3-10 Reading Assignments, Discussion and Homework Questions

October 15-29 Reading Assignments, Discussion and Homework Questions

October 24 Reading Assignment

Asteroids Lecture

Comets Lecture

Impacts Lecture

November Reading Assignments, Discussion and Homework Questions

Sun Lecture

Stars Lecture

Stellar Evolution Lecture

Nov 26: Lonely Planets Reading Assignments, Discussion and Homework Questions

Dec 3: Lonely Planets and Demon-Haunted World Reading Assignments, Discussion and Homework Questions

Dec 5 Reading Assignment No. 1

Dec 5 Reading Assignment No. 2

Life in Solar System Lecture

Drake Equation Lecture

Answers to all Homework Questions (HQ) are due by 9:30 in print outside Dr. Nordgren's office the day of the assignment.


Redlands SkyViews A page that tells you what events are going on in the sky tonight over Redlands. See the International Space Station or catch the moon as it passes in front of another planet.

What's Curiosity Currently doing on Mars?

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