School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Astronomy/Astrophysics

Aa-1 Earthshine demonstration

Published: Tuesday 05 June 2007

To demonstrate how reflected sunlight from a planet can be used to extract information about that planet.

Aa-2 Gravitational lensing

Published: Tuesday 05 June 2007

To demonstrate gravitational lensing via a simple optical analogue.

Aa-3 Gravity Drum

Published: Monday 22 June 2009

To demonstrate a model of gravity being the result of the curvature of space/time.

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