Astrophysics fall trimester  2008

 syllabus   &  course expectations   &    the official time
safety, tardy, classroom computer use, and honesty

Universe/publisher link:  register as a student to use the resources

 Astronomy Picture of the Day        the latest astrophysics discoveries
  what's up in the 
sky this week 

 
Monday,
November 3
Tuesday,
November 4
Wednesday, 
Thursday,
november 6
Friday,
November 7
class
 
 
 
 
 astro final exam

open notes & handouts, open homework & lab assignments returned
reading
(always done before class)
20(5,6)

plus

spend some time reading about the discoveries in disks and jets:

ellar disks form and evolve
(theory in pictures)

the first observations of jets and disks during stellar birth 

stellar Disks and Jets

  12-c-yr long jets

Stellar Disks Set Stage for
Planet Birth in New Hubble Images



disks without jets: planet building?:

10 years ago we had 1; now,  hundreds
   and 


the original discovery of proplyds in the

Orion Nebula


Orion Nebula Mosaic and
Protoplanetary Disks


protoplanets within disks?:

making protoplanets at beta Pictoris


 
 
 
 
 
things you should know the answer to before coming to class




homework
(written assignments
to be turned in)





web stuff
 
 
 
 
 
lab
 
 
 
 
 
news & discoveries
 
 
 
 


astro pages for october 2008 
   astro pages for september 2008
astro pages for august 2008