Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science Posted Sep 06, 2005
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 AS101: Astronomy I: Our Place in the Cosmos

  Fall 2011

  Instructor: Dr. Shohini Ghose



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  Important: For online assignments, and grading options,
  see instructions in the course outline
 

  Lectures

  Lecture 1                  
Lecture 6                        Lecture 11                      
  Lecture 2                  Lecture 7                        Lecture 12
  Lecture 3                  Lecture 8                        Lecture 13
  Lecture 4                      Lecture 9                      Lecture 14
  Lecture 5                  Lecture 10                   Lecture 15

  Interesting Links
 
  NASA's astronomy picture of the day
 
  Earth Rotation
  The Known Universe
  Powers of 10
  Big History
  A History of the Universe in Sound
 
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
  NASA for Students
 
Night Sky Guide
  Sky and Telescope
  Public Tours of U Waterloo Observatory
  Interactive planetarium
  Earth and moon viewer
  The story of science
 
Movie of Meteorite Impact
  Leonid Meteor Shower
 
Mars Exploration Rover Animation
"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"
   -Albert Einstein





Milky Way over Ontario, Canada
                                             
  Milky Way over Ontario, Canada: Photo by Kerry-Ann Hepburn