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Earth’s Formation and Structure

Earth’s Formation and Structure

Earth’s Formation and Structure. How Did Earth Form?. Evidence comes from Earth, other bodies in the solar system, and the universe. Earth's surface and internal structure and composition. Rock samples from the Moon. Asteroids. Planetary probes and rovers. Telescope observations.

By tamah
(559 views)

Introduction to Physical Geology

Introduction to Physical Geology

Introduction to Physical Geology. Earth. We live on a very active planet. Five things make our planet unique: It resides in the “Goldilocks Zone” H 2 O in all three phases Large moon-to-planet ratio Plate Tectonics Life. Summary of EQ events 2011/06/06 .

By hua
(112 views)

Standard 1a

Standard 1a

Standard 1a. Nebular theory of solar system Cloud of gas and dust Most gas pulled to center (Sun) 4 small rocky planets 4 gas giant planets collected own gases Astronomical unit between Earth and Sun. Light year distance light travels in a year. Standard 1b. Evidence includes:

By tybalt
(123 views)

Planetary Differentiation on Earth and Its Implications: From The Solar Nebula to Today Guest Scientist: Kevin Wheeler

Planetary Differentiation on Earth and Its Implications: From The Solar Nebula to Today Guest Scientist: Kevin Wheeler

Planetary Differentiation on Earth and Its Implications: From The Solar Nebula to Today Guest Scientist: Kevin Wheeler. Originally Presented 10 Feb 2007. Culmination of a Quest.

By lakia
(145 views)

A New Method to Validate Planets a nd the Discovery of Kepler-10c

A New Method to Validate Planets a nd the Discovery of Kepler-10c

A New Method to Validate Planets a nd the Discovery of Kepler-10c. Francois Fressin Harvard -Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics ffressin@cfa.harvard.edu. Kepler’s First Rocky Planet: Kepler-10b. Another signal in the data.

By jara
(89 views)

Warm Up October 3 2012

Warm Up October 3 2012

Warm Up October 3 2012. Hydrology is the study of water. What can you infer that hydro- means, what does - ology mean? Why is such a big deal made about humans needing water when it covers 71% of the Earth? (20 words min). The Water Cycle.

By stefan
(140 views)

The Earth

The Earth

The Earth. By Miss O. 3 rd planet from the Sun . 1 of 4 rocky planets. not a considered a planet at this time. About 150 million kilometers from Sun (93 million miles away). Five Things Make the Earth a “Habitable Planet” in the Universe!.

By badrani
(179 views)

Our solar system

Our solar system

By: Jaylen Higgins. Our solar system. Introduction.

By syshe
(117 views)

Astrophysics

Astrophysics

Astrophysics. E1 Introduction to the Universe. Introduction to the Universe The Solar System. Asteroid belt. Kuiper belt. - The distance from Sun to the Earth is 1 astronomical unit (1AU = 1.5 x 10 11 m). Definition of a Planet Decided in 2006 by the IAU: It must orbit the Sun

By erno
(129 views)

Stars and Planetary Systems and Galaxies, Oh My!!!

Stars and Planetary Systems and Galaxies, Oh My!!!

Stars and Planetary Systems and Galaxies, Oh My!!!. Goals:. You will understand the formation of stars, planetary systems, and galaxies You will generate a foldable that describes the three processes. What is a Star?.

By iokina
(115 views)

Solar system formation

Solar system formation

Adam Marth -Earth Science. Solar system formation. Energy can neither be created nor destroyed; Only Transformed. Claims the origin of the solar system came from a rotating cloud of interstellar gas (or a nebula) Believed to be remnants of dead star systems long before the birth of ours

By iliana
(159 views)

Early Astronomers and Space

Early Astronomers and Space

Early Astronomers and Space. Aristotle (384-322 B.C.). Greek Believed the universe is spherical and finite Planets center around the Earth His theory that the sun and planets revolve and are centered around the Earth is called Geocentric

By tahir
(113 views)

Basic Terms

Basic Terms

Basic Terms. Universe – The Universe means everything. Galaxy – A galaxy is a large “Island” of stars held together by gravity. Solar System – A Solar System is everything that orbits a Sun/Star. . Basic Terms. Star –

By harlow
(102 views)

The Wonders of the Universe

The Wonders of the Universe

The Wonders of the Universe. By Joseph Cornielle 6o6 . What is the universe .

By shilah
(537 views)

Unit 1.3: Our Solar System

Unit 1.3: Our Solar System

Unit 1.3: Our Solar System. I. Formation of the Solar System. Nebular hypothesis : bodies of solar system condensed from enormous cloud of interstellar dust as follows: As nebula begins to contract, spins faster and flattens into a disk shape Evidence: planar orbits

By kaida
(125 views)

Solar Nebula Theory

Solar Nebula Theory

Solar Nebula Theory. Things to consider. How old are the atoms in your body? Where did these atoms (elements) come from?. Star Formation. We know that stars are formed from large nebulas (clouds of hydrogen gas and other elements) Stars usually form in small clusters

By gaye
(309 views)

Regions of the solar system s

Regions of the solar system s

Regions of the solar system s. Inner solar system contains Terrestrial planets Asteroid belt Outer solar system contains Gas giant planets Trans-Neptune region contains Kuiper belt Scattered disc.

By hop
(71 views)

Planet Earth Part Two : Our Solar System

Planet Earth Part Two : Our Solar System

Planet Earth Part Two : Our Solar System. Section 1: Classifications. Our Solar System is made up of nine* planets and one sun. Some scientists dispute the number of planets and suggest that Pluto not be classified as a planet, due to its size and lack of control over its orbital path.

By step
(135 views)

Science with EPICS The E-ELT Planet Finder

Science with EPICS The E-ELT Planet Finder

Science with EPICS The E-ELT Planet Finder. R. Gratton 1 , M. Kasper 2 , C. Verinaud 3 , M. Bonavita 1,4 + EPICS Science team. 1 INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova 2 ESO 3 LAOG 4 Un. of Toronto. EPICS Phase-A study.

By cedric
(90 views)

INTERESTING FACTS

INTERESTING FACTS

INTERESTING FACTS. The Solar System. Our solar system has eight planets and one star: the Sun. The planets are (in order, from the Sun, outward): Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. This mnemonic helps us remember the planets in order:

By carver
(207 views)

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