Materials for PHYS2160 Part 1 - 2014

 
 
  1. Combined Notes for all of Part I (179Mb)

  2. Lecture 1 - PHYS2160 Notes 1.pdf

  3. Shu - The Physical Universe, Chapter 12 on Google Books.

  4. Lecture 2 - PHYS2160 Notes 2.pdf

  5. Galactic Centre Movies - 1992-1995, 1995-2013

  6. Very Cool 3D animation

  7. Lecture 3 - PHYS2160 Notes 3.pdf

  8. Shu Chapter 11 on Google Books

  9. Lecture 4 - PHYS2160 Notes 4.pdf

  10. Bate et al Star Formation Simulation

  11. Transit Planet Animation

  12. Link to Radial velocity Simulator

  13. Lecture 5 - PHYS2160 Notes 5.pdf

  14. Milky Way CO maps (Dame et al.) from
       
    http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/mmw/MilkyWayinMolClouds.html -
       
    Emission Intensity Map, Velocity Position Diagram

  15. Lecture 6 - PHYS2160 Notes 6.pdf

  16. Hubble Ultra Deep Field – images available at many locations on web. Image used in class came from an ESA site - http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0611b/. Or download Hubble_UDF_heic0611b.jpg

  17. The Sloan Digital Sky Survey site has an excellent discussion of the characteristics and classificaiton of galaxies, with many lovely images from their large survey of the Northern sky (http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr1/en/proj/advanced/galaxies/tuningfork.asp)

  18. Movies on spiral arms used in class are from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Density_wave_theory)

  19. Lecture 7 - PHYS2160 Notes 7.pdf

  20. Lecture 8 - PHYS2160 Notes 8.pdf

  21. Lecture 9 - PHYS2160 Notes 9.pdf

  22. Lecture 10 -  PHYS2160 Notes 10.pdf

  23. Freedman (2013) "The cosmic distance scale and H0: Past, present, and future"
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1743921312021047  or Freedman et al. 2013 H0.pdf

  24. Freedman & Madore (2010) "The Hubble Constant"

  25. Freedman et al. 2001 - 0012376v1.pdf

  26. Lecture 11 - PHYS2160 Notes 11.pdf

  27. Brian Schmidt Nobel Lecture

  28. Adam Reiss Nobel Lecture

  29. In-Class Exam - September 5

  30. PHYS2160 Tutorial problems - Part I


  31. PHYS2160 Assignment - Part I - 2013

Materials

  1. Links on this page will get activated as lectures get updated from 2013 versions. You are welcome to refer to the 2013 versions, but the 'official' 2014 versions will be released here over the course of the semester.