Web Links Shown in Class
The Hubble Deep Field
Hubble Deep Field movie
Time-Lapse photography of stars near Polaris, without star trails
Algebra and Geometry Tutorials (Web-Link from the Mathematical Toolkit)
Animated Algebra Examples (Web-Link from the Mathematical Toolkit)
Retrograde motion: earth-centered and sun-centered explanations
Retrograde motion from heliocentric perspective
A view-from-above orrery of the heliocentric Solar System
Some great Astronomy Podcasts
A sunspots movie
Galileo's middle finger: Details can be found
The `moon hoax' controversy. Arguements claiming that we never went to the moon can be found
, whereas arguements demonstrating that we did go to the moon can be found
Feather and Hammer being dropped by astronaut on the Moon
Very cool gravity Applet
The Voyager spacecraft record, `The Sounds of Earth', contents can be found
A ripple tank applet
Piano applet, hear sounds, and see frequency
The Doppler effect for sound: Audio of police car
Circular wave source/Doppler effect applet
The Doppler effect for sound: Police car generating sound waves
How radar guns work applet.
HST video announcing the first picture taken of an extrasolar planet.
Bohr's Quantum Atom
Heat a quarter, watch it glow
History Channel program on the Life and Death of a star
SDSU Live: Watch your professor discuss exploding stars and black holes.
Black Holes: Watch your professor discuss neutron stars on BBC/Horizons program, Who's Afraid of a Big Black Hole?
Neutron Stars: Watch your professor discuss neutron stars on BBC/Horizons program, The Seven Ages of Starlight.
Black Holes: Watch your professor discuss black holes on BBC/Horizons program, The Seven Ages of Starlight.
Supermassive Black Holes: Watch your professor discuss supermassive black holes on Science Channel program, Strip the Cosmos.
San Diego State astronomer Prof. Jerry Orosz discovers largest known stellar black hole: SDSUniverse
San Diego State astronomer Prof. Jerry Orosz discovers largest known stellar black hole: National Geographic
Hear your professor discuss the total lunar eclipse of April 14, 2014 on San Diego Channel 6 News
FAQ (and answers!) about black holes.
What happens if you fall into a black hole?
Fantasy movie: What you would see if you fell into a black hole
Is information lost when a black hole forms? Read here about the 'Hawking Paradox.'
A multi-wavelength view of the Milky Way.'
Einstein's Brain: Details
The Mountain, a video by Terje Sorgjerd
A Brief History of Time (Erol Morris movie based on Stephen Hawking's book)
Other Web Links of Interest:
Upcoming eclipses visible from San Diego
Satellites viewable in the night sky, from San Diego, CA
This week's sky, from Sky and Telescope
A neat interactive planetarium
Birth of a supernova NOVA applet
Monthly Sky Chart
NASA beams Beatles song to Polaris
EM wave demo applet
Vibrating Charges applet
The Doppler effect for sound
Time-Lapse photography of stars near Polaris, with star trails.
The bright star near the center is Polaris; note that it barely moves.
Quicktime of retrograde motion
Retrograde motion: Excellent simulation
Details of Ptolemaic system
Venus Phases Simulator
Kepler's Laws Demonstration
Kepler's Laws Demonstration 1
Kepler's Laws Demonstration 2
Kepler's Laws Demonstration 3
How Planets are found via. Doppler effect Applet
Geoff Marcy's Home Page, with links to Extrasolar Planet Detection
Lucretius: The Nature of the Universe (complete work)
Demonstration of beat frequency
Two-slit Interference of water waves applet
Two-slit interference: Applet showing slit separation effects
The Michelson-Morley Experiment
Double-slit for light
Double-slit for electrons
Links to original EPR/Bell papers
The Stern-Gerlach Experiment, Electron Spin, and Correlation Experiments
Doppler effect Applet