PSci 21 Elementary Astronomy - 2016 Fall
E-mail: ringwald[at]csufresno.edu and
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Phone: (559) 278-8426 |
Also: (559) 278-2371
Office: McLane Hall J-wing Room 11 (near the ground-floor Women's
Room and east of McLane 161)
Office hours (between August 22 and December 8): MWTh 3:30-5:20
If students need to see Professor Ringwald outside office hours,
please call or e-mail first.
You don't need an appointment to come in during office hours.
This is time set aside for students, when Professor Ringwald will be
You can get homework help, free tutoring, or review sessions
before exams, personalized just for you.
Please feel free to contact me, if you have any problems whatsoever in
this course: or if you're doing well, and just want to talk about the
wonders and mysteries of the Universe. It's in my interest, and I care,
that you do well!
News, updated 2016 October 23:
- PSci 21 labs on Monday (10/24), Tuesday (10/25), and
WILL NOT be at the Range: the weather is NOT OK.
Instead, meet in the regular lab classrooms (McLane 258 or 264)
at the regular lab times (5:30 or 7:30 p.m.), and do:
Lab 8: The Hunt for Micrometeorites.
Bring to all PSci 21 labs:
- The (lunar blue) PSci 21 lab manual,
- A clear plastic ruler,
- A scientific calculator,
- A flashlight, preferably a red light for night vision.
- Read, by Wednesday, October 26:
- Chapters 18, 19, 20, and 21 of Astronomy for Beginners
- Homework 8 (The Drawing Exercise), on pages A23-A24 of
(solar yellow) PSci 21 Class Notes, will be due in
class as a paper copy
during the first five minutes of
class on Friday, October 28.
Sorry, but no late work will be
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