Powers of Ten

8/31/00


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Powers of Ten

Forces in the Universe

First, let us deal with GRAVITY

Tycho Brahe

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Isaac Newton

Was there really an apple?

Newtonís Laws of Motion

Universal Law of Gravitation

Albert Einstein

Magnetism

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Looking back through space and time

The Wave Nature of Light Provides us with an Important Probe for Understanding Our Universe

Doppler Shift

Doppler Shift

Redshift / Doppler Shift

An example of how this might prove usefulÖ..

Hubble Law

Hubble Law

Measuring Distance and Time

Seeing the Light

The Atomís Family

The Atomís Family

Periodic Table

We now are ready for the tools of all astronomy

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Kinds of Spectra

Another Way to Look at a Spectrum

Web Resources

Author: Lynn Cominsky

Email: laura.whitlock@sonoma.edu

Home Page: perry.sonoma.edu/nbsp