William Paterson University
Jason Kendall is adjunct instructor of Astronomy at William Paterson University.
Jason is teaching one section of General Astronomy in the Fall of 2019:
Online Introductory Astronomy ClassCRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.
Module 3: The SunVideos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
You may supplement the videos with readings from chapters 15 and 16 from "OpenStax Astronomy".
Astronomy Lesson 03_06: The Solar Neutrino Problem
Here we learn how the Standard Model of Physics was tested, and how the existence of fusion in the core of the Sun was actually determined. This led to two Nobel Prizes, and a lot of dry-cleaning fuild down a deep, deep hole.
- Proton–proton chain reaction
- The Solar Neutrino problem
- Homestake experiment
- Raymond Davis Jr.
- Sudbury Neutrino Observatory
- Super-Kamiokande neutrino detector
- Neutrino oscillation
- Standard Model of Particle Physics
|03_01: The Sun's Bulk Properties|
|03_02: The Sun's Surface Appearance|
|03_03: The Core of the Sun|
|03_04: Energy Transport in the Sun|
|03_05: What Powers the Sun?|
|03_06: The Solar Neutrino Problem|