Indistinct Mumblings of an Unsound Mind

So, I’m not a fan of using shared hosting accounts. Never have been – there are all sorts of issues that come up: unsupported requests, detailed, lengthy explanations about things I don’t have the time to do. My preference is to run the server myself, but maintaining a dedicated service takes some time for setup   Read More …

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Lecture Powerpoint: Sun’s Exterior, Evolution of a Low-Mass Star, Sun’s Interior Lecture: [ca_audio url=”http://dismalmoron.com/lectures/ast20.mp3″ width=”680″ height=”27″ css_class=”” autoplay=”false”] All about fusion. Hydrogen, Helium, the inner workings of stars, types of energy emitted, etc. Was handed a book by Dr. Healy prior to class start: Intro to Elementary Particles by David Griffiths, specifically referencing Page 60 (QCD). All   Read More …

Lecture Powerpoint: Sun’s Interior, Sun’s Exterior Lecture: [ca_audio url=”http://dismalmoron.com/lectures/ast19.mp3″ width=”680″ height=”27″ css_class=”” autoplay=”false”] Today we learned about Strong Nuclear Force. Notes: 07:30 – Workbook, Page 79 36:49 – Review Workbook 46:28 – Ionized gas (Atoms are missing Electrons // Electrons are free-roaming) 47:00 – Freaking Strong Gravity, That’s what. 48:00 – Gas pressure acts against gravity   Read More …

QA Session: [ca_audio url=”http://dismalmoron.com/lectures/astquestions3182013.mp3″ width=”680″ height=”27″ css_class=”” autoplay=”false”] Followed Dr. Healy upstairs today for a few quick questions. Notes: Newton’s 1st law: In motion means at a constant velocity (velocity is speed and direction) Direction is just as important as speed. If the speed or direction is changing, then the velocity is changing. Hence the   Read More …

Lecture Powerpoint: Sun’s Interior, Sun’s Exterior Lecture: [ca_audio url=”http://dismalmoron.com/lectures/ast18.mp3″ width=”680″ height=”27″ css_class=”” autoplay=”false”] Need to: Make a list of Formulas and Uses Make a list of Star Types, Sizes, and Temperatures Make a list of Associations: Size to Wavelength, Frequency, Temperature, etc… Notes: 15:52 – Grades, Papers, and Withdrawl/Drop 16:00 – Head outside for a surprise!   Read More …