Homework #8 and MasteringAstronomy

The registration for MasteringAstronomy has been extended by Pearson.

Good news…since this week’s homework originates from there: #8 Special Relativity, 2

Movies on Relativity

In class I said I would make two movies of examples of Relativistic Time Dilation and Length Contraction.

I’ve done this and they are in . . . → Read More: Movies on Relativity

Change of homework plans

Multiple things:

Because the videos didn’t work in lesson 13, I essentially lost a day in going over some of what was in them. So . . . → Read More: Change of homework plans

various important things

We’re coming to the end of the Part 1 portion of ISP220. What I hope this has done is lay a foundation for what will . . . → Read More: various important things

Next lessons

The next lessons are posted and uploaded. Lecture slides from last Tuesday are also up, Everything: in the lectures/readings/homework tab,

Tuesday project

As I mentioned over on Facebook, tomorrow (6th) I’ll do some lecturing and I said I’d post the project so you could get a head . . . → Read More: Tuesday project

problem with web site

Remember a few weeks ago when I was having trouble with the web server where my text is stored? It seems that’s happening again. I’ve . . . → Read More: problem with web site

Next lessons are up…

…well, have been up since last night.

Lesson 9 on Newton’s Gravitation (including the Galileo’ astronomy and his end-game with the Church) and lesson 10, . . . → Read More: Next lessons are up…

Next Lessons are up. Energy and Early Cosmology

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You can find the Energy and Early Cosmology lessons are . . . → Read More: Next Lessons are up. Energy and Early Cosmology

Run, don’t walk

Every tuesday evening, I’ll release the next weeks’ reading. That happened last night and you’ll find it in the Lectures/Readings/Homework tab.

Part 1 is a . . . → Read More: Run, don’t walk