Portal:Physics and Astronomy

The Physics and Astronomy Portal

Welcome to the Physics and Astronomy portal. This portal is intended to be a user-friendly guide to physics and astronomy content on Wikiversity for pre-school, primary and secondary levels. For a more specialist and advanced portal, please refer to the School of Physics and Astronomy.

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The Telescope
1. Objective lens


2. Eyepiece
3. Eye
4. Object (at a large distance)

5. Real image of the object at the focal plane of the objective lens - a film could be placed here for photographing the object


6. Virtual image of the object (as it appears to the eye)
7. Tube

Diagram of a Keplerian or astronomical telescope. Click on the image for a full size version which you can freely re-use and modify. Print it and use it for your lessons, integrate it into your pages on Wikiversity, or use it in other learning resources and websites. Use the links below to find more images like this one.

Images of telescopes - Images of lenses
Mechanics images - Electromagnetism images - Optics images - Atomic physics images
Images relating to physics in general


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Guide to Physics and Astronomy
The following is a dynamic listing of all the pages categorized into this portal. To restructure or extend this list, you will need to edit individual page categories.
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To-do list for Physics and Astronomy
  • Do further research on boson particles
  • Study the effect that neutron stars have on their surrounding systems
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Enter the title of your new page into the box below and click the button. This will create a new page for you and start off the page with some boilerplate.


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