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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.
An introduction to theoretical and observational cosmology aimed at interested science and engineering majors. Topics include an introduction to general relativity as applied to the cosmos; the cosmic expansion history and how it relates to the nature of matter in the universe; processes in the early universe; how galaxies and clusters of galaxies form; current and prospective cosmological surveys of galaxies, galaxy clusters, gravitational lensing, and the cosmic microwave background. The material is at a less technical level than the graduate cosmology course ASTRO 6599.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: math/calculus at 2000-level, physics at 3000-level or permission of instructor.
Distribution Category (PBS-AS, PHS-AS)
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: PHYS 4433
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
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