Type:

Other

Description:

This activity asks students to analyze both the light curve from a pulsar in the crab nebula and the Fourier Transform of the light curve. From this students must find the period of the light intensity, determine the period of rotation of the object, and realize the object is a neutron star.

Subjects:

  • Science > Physics
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,NSDL,High School,Technical Education (Lower Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Science -- Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110304042628311T,Space Science,Science -- Instructional issues,Science -- Astronomy,Education,Physics,Vocational/Professional Development Education

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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