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Lecture Notes for ASTR 220 - Galaxies and Cosmology with Dokkum at Yale (Yale)

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Material Type:Class Note
Professor:Dokkum
Class:ASTR 220 - Galaxies and Cosmology
Subject:Astronomy
University:Yale University
Term:Spring 2009
Keywords:
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Absorption Lines
  • Solar Spectrum
  • Maxwell's Equations
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Jan 14, 2009 Astro 220: Galaxies and cosmology from Rees, "Our Cosmic Habitat" Maxwell's equations predict the existence of electromagnetic radiation, i.e., light, moving with speed of 300,000 km/s Maxwell's equations predict the existence of electromagnetic radiation, i.e., light, moving with speed of 300,000 km/s Wave nature of light: double slit experiment (illustration: Young 1803) Particle nature of light: photo-electric effect Orion visual Orion infrared Visual light: Hubble Space Telescope X-rays: Chandra Observatory Solar spectrum has many absorption lines Spectrum of Vega, showing Balmer lines of Hydrogen Geophysics on mars ...
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