Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Students are assigned to read online articles on current astronomy events, and take a short current events quiz during the first 10 minutes of lab. (This motivates students to show up promptly to lab, as the time cut-off for the quiz is strictly enforced!)
Nadia Drake, "Arecibo Observatory Detects Mysterious, Energetic Radio Burst," April 20, 2014The Arecibo Observatory received mysterious "fast radio burst" signals that confirmed:
(A) the existence of rotating black holes.
(B) miniature big bang-like explosions.
(C) that pulsars can die.
(D) early universe inflation.
(E) earlier observations from Australia.
Correct answer: (E)
Sections 30678, 30679, 30680
(A) : 1 student
(B) : 13 students
(C) : 5 students
(D) : 3 students
(E) : 19 students