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Statistics, Measurement Uncertainty, and the Number of Galaxies in the Universe Lab

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Author:Dennis Zaritsky; Univ. of California at Santa Cruz
Description: From a course in observational astronomy, a lab for exploring some basic issues regarding statistics in astronomy and measurement uncertainties, and finally produceing an estimate of the number of galaxies in the Universe (with its associated uncertainty).

Levels: College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Courses, Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Measurement, Statistics, Astronomy

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