Studyguide for Exam 3, November 16, 2005

Here is a study guide for the third exam. Please note that when an entire section of a chapter is listed, with the section number, this indicates that you are responsible for the whole section. When a specific topic or question is listed (no section number), you are responsible for just that topic.

The exam will cover chapters 23 to 29.

Ch. 23: Black Holes and Curved Spacetime

Ch. 24: The Milky Way Galaxy

Ch. 25: Galaxies

Ch. 26: Quasars and Active Galaxies

INTERLUDE: Gamma Ray Bursts

optional reading

Chapter 27: The Evolution and Distribution of Galaxies

Chapter 28: The Big Bang

Chapter 29: Life in the Universe