Week 4           21-25 Sep

Lab Manual Pages 6 -10

Lab Manual Pages 11 - 25

Lab Manual Pages 26 - 34

After completing the above lectures, the video below should be more relevant. Note the distances cited on the left-hand side of the screen and how they are expressed in terms of light speed and "look-back time." Most of the images you will see are actual photos with very little CGI except at the very end.

For further content go to 

"ASTR Astro Scales"

Week 3      14 - 18 Sep

Study Guide for Dark Matter Quiz

to take place on Week 4

(click here)

Reading Assignment:

The Importance of Conversations in Astronomy and Cosmology

(click here)


Use your Lab Manual with this and subsequent lectures.

These lectures are long, so hit "pause" every twenty minutes or so. It'll go better that way!

 Lab Manual Pages 1 - 3

Lab Manual Pages 4-5

Week 2             7-11 Sep  

For additional content and videos go to

 "ASTR Dark Matter-Dark Energy" page

Week 1     28 Aug - 4 Sep