Bennett, Donahue, Schneider, and Voit, The Cosmic Perspective, 6th ed. (Pearson Education Publications, 2012), ISBN 9780321718235
Review Questions: # 1, 5, 10, 12, 14 (p. 23)
Test Your Understanding # 15 to # 20, p. 23 (Start your answer with True or False and then explain in 2-3 sentences)
Quick Quiz #29 to #34 (p. 24)
Quantitative Problem: #44 (pp. 24-25)
Review Questions: # 1, 3, 5, 9, 15 (p. 53)
Test Your Understanding # 17 to # 22, pp. 53-54 (Start your answer with True or False and then explain in 2-3 sentences)
Quick Quiz #31 to #36 (p. 54)
Quantitative Problems: #46 (p. 55)
Review Questions: # 1, 4, 7, 12, (p. 80)
Test Your Understanding # 13 to # 22, p. 80 (Start your answer with True or False and then explain in 2-3 sentences)
Quick Quiz #23 to #32 (pp. 80-81)
Quantitative Problem: #40 (p. 81)
This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.1) A geocentric universe is one where the Earth is at the very center and everything else orbits around it. Today we believe that there is no preferred spot in the Universe, and everything is expanding away from everything else.
5) Light travels at 186,000 miles per second, or about 3.0*108 meters per second. A light year is the distance light travels in one year. This is 9.46*1015 meters.
10) The cosmic calendar takes the entire universe and divides it proportionally into one calendar year. Using this scale, man began to walk upright at roughly 9:24 pm on December 31. This means that man has been around for a miniscule length of time compared with the age of the Universe....