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Earth 142: From Stars to Stones

Covers: differences between refereed, scientific literature and other information sources; the process of searching for scientific, scholarly literature; the value of academic integrity and tools to avoid unintended plagiarism.

Practice Topics

Age of the Earth

Lifetime of the Sun

Nuclear Energy

Radioactive Decay and Dating

Stellar Evolution

Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

Meterorites and Impacts

Planetary Surface Temperatures

Planetary Atmospheres

Composition of Earth

Plate Tectonics

 

 

 


Exercise

In GeoRef, try to find an article covering an aspect of luminosity of the Sun. 

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