Astro 10-Lecture 2:The nature of science and scientific models
Quick Review of Last Week
What is Astronomy?
A more basic question: What is science?
A scientific world-view
How does science work?
How would a scientist find the answer the following questions?
The Scientific Method
What does this mean to me?
Things that are not science...
People are very good at seeing patterns
Time of day
The night sky
A reminder of what degrees are
How big is a degree?
Projections of lines on the earth
Projections of lines on the Earth
The Celestial Sphere
At the north pole… (Latitude=90°)
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