Author Archives: Cameron Klein

The Differences Between our Jovian Planets – Blog #6 – Cameron Klein

As I read through section 11.1 in our textbook, I realized that I did not comprehend as much as I would have liked about the differences between our Jovian planets. Therefore, I feel as though doing more research about them and writing this blog post will serve as an amazing study tool! This blog post […] Continue reading

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Comets – Blog Post #5 – Cameron Klein

After learning briefly about asteroids and comets during previous units, I became intrigued by them. I had known a little bit about comets and where they are located within our solar system, but as I was reading about this in our textbook, I realized just how much more there was to learn. Comets are extremely […] Continue reading

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Geology of the Moon and Mercury – Blog 4

After writing my last blog post about atmospheres and the greenhouse effect, when learning that the atmospheres of the Moon and Mercury cause them to be considered practically airless and have no weather, I became heavily intrigued. What makes the Moon and Mercury so different from the other planets in our solar system? Thus, I […] Continue reading

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Atmospheres and the Greenhouse Effect – Cameron Klein

When I used to think of planets, the planets’ atmospheres were typically the last things that would cross my mind. However, a planet’s atmosphere is a defining feature of it’s qualities. To start off, what even is an atmosphere? An atmosphere is a layer of gas that surrounds a planet (or planetary body) that is […] Continue reading

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Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum – Blog 2 – Cameron Klein

Before enrolling in this course, I had given no thought as to what light truly was. To me, light simply stemmed from the light switch on my wall as I flicked it on and off. However, there is so much more to light than what first meets the eye (no pun intended). According to the […] Continue reading

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Historical Astronomers in Context -Cameron Klein

The astronomer that I have selected to look into is Tycho Brahe. Tycho Brahe was born on December 14th, 1546 and died on October 24th, 1601. Tycho Brahe was known as the best naked-eye observer of all time. During his childhood in Denmark, Brahe became entranced with the thought of astronomy when he witnessed a […] Continue reading

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The Speed of Light/Light Travel Time – Cameron Klein

Before beginning this course, I was familiar with the term light-year, but not in the way that it is truly meant to be used. When talking to members of my family, it is a common expression for us to say, “It’s going to take me lightyears to clean my room!” or “Doing my laundry is […] Continue reading

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Introductory Post – Get to Know Me!

I began performing in musicals onstage since my early childhood and have never looked back! I love to perform; it serves my outlet to express myself authentically and unapologetically. After a hard day of school or work, I always know that I have my theatre community at Vanderbilt to come back to. This curtain represents […] Continue reading

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