Use themes from astronomy & space science

Develop bodies of material, including textbooks, that select and present physics to explicate a significant theme.Back to strategies

  • physics & astronomy that will enable a student to understand various parts of New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics (2010)
  • physics & astronomy needed to understand why we believe Earth is situated where we think it is in the Universe
  • why we think stars are what they are and how they evolve
  • modern version of Newton’s System of the World
  • physics & astronomy of living in space
    • NASA Space Settlements
    • physics of the International Space Station
    • physics of traveling to Mars
  • observational cosmology
    • CMB & Big Bang
    • CMB fluctuations
    • observations at large z
    • connections to particle physics

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