Physics Journal Workshop
Physics Journal Workshop PHY 250
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Clement Bernier on Wednesday October 21, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PHY 250 at Syracuse University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 9 views. For similar materials see /class/225634/phy-250-syracuse-university in Physics 2 at Syracuse University.
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Date Created: 10/21/15
Reading 1 Sgr A The rst week s reading for PHY250 is on Sagittarius Aquot7 a compact radio source and an extremely convincing massive black hole candidate The primary reading is the distributed article7 Nature Vol 4197 pp 694 6967 titled A star in a 152 year orbit around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way 7 published 17 Oct 2002 This article is highly technical and I don t expect you to understand it all Work on techniques for extracting as much from it as you can read the introduction7 look at the gures7 and then read the conclusion Save scanning the middle of the paper for the last step Look up supporting materials some described below Look up vocabulary from introductory resources A slightly less technical web page is at http wwwmpe mpg deirGCindexphp Much information is available at other locations7 for example the notes from an astronomy class at http wwwastronomymps Ohiostate eduquotrydenast1627note531 html 0 o wwwsltjamltom7 enter a search for Sagittarius A77 and look at the 1112005 article Terms you might want to study include 0 Black hole 0 Schwarschild radius 0 Event horizon o The symbol for solar mass 0 Pericentre pericenter in American English and apocentre again7 see American version o Near infrared
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