Astronomy

Write the science justification.

Rewrite your Abstract, incorporating your new, deeper understanding from Unit #2. As before, it should be between 200-400 words, and include all five basic Abstract sections described in the Project Proposal document. [20 points] Write the Science Justification. This should be between 400-800 words and present a balanced discussion of background information, the program’s goals, …

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Title page

Five-page paper on an astronomy topic : THE JOVIAN PLANETS. In the paper, there must be a Title page A table of contents A works cited page. The paper must have five sources of research, such as from textbooks, websites, and journal articles. The body of the paper must be five pages, not including the …

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Discuss the effect of size, composition, and speed on the impact, giving examples, for at least 5 different impacts.

The following website models impacts that might occur in our solar system. http://janus.astro.umd.edu/astro/impact/ Explore collisions that might occur on Earth. Change the size of the object (think about the sizes of objects around you–say a pea, an orange, a table, a house, a bus, and airplane, etc) and the composition (metal, rock, or ice), as …

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Discuss at least three different scientific reasons to be skeptical.

The student must follow the specific guidance of the prompt.  The student’s response must be between 200 and 300 words in total length.  The student must use proper grammar, spelling and syntax, but there is no specific “style” requirement (MLA, APA, etc.).  The student is only allowed one attempt. Edit and proof-read …

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To your understanding, what is the leading candidate for dark matter? Describe a

To your understanding, what is the leading candidate for dark matter? Describe a couple of other possible candidates that would explain the dark matter observations, and explain why most scientists find these candidates implausible. Describe two possible ways that the Universe could “end”. Based on our current understanding of cosmology, which is the most likely …

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