Statistics for Cosmology and Astrophysics

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  • This quiz has been taken 246 times
  • The average score is 6 of 13

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HintAnswer% Correct
When we look out in space, we look back in time - What is this due to?Speed of Light
89%
Distance between the Earth and the SunAstronomical Unit
71%
A link of 2 separate points of spacetimeWormhole
66%
What effect lets us know that the universe is expanding still at an increasing rate?Doppler Effect
53%
Unit of length used to measure large distances to astronomical objects outside the Solar System.Parsec
50%
The concepts of time and three-dimensional space regarded as fused in a four-dimensional continuum.Spacetime
50%
The use of gravity to combine hydrogen and heliumNuclear Fusion
49%
A difference in the elapsed time measured by two observers, either due to a velocity difference relative to each other, or by being differently situated relative to a gravitational field.Time dilation
43%
A fermion that interacts only via the weak subatomic force and gravity.Neutrino
35%
What caused Venus to become as inhospitable as it is today?Volcanos
19%
Radiation that permeates throughout the whole universeBackground radiation
16%
E=mc^2Mass–Energy Equivalence
10%
How are supernovas able to be discovered before we are able to see them?Neutrinos
3%

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