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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
Course surveying the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang onwards: what happens in the first few minutes of the universe's life; star formation, structure, and evolution; the physics of white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes; galaxy formation and structure; and cosmology. The roles of quantum physics, particle physics, and relativity in astrophysics are discussed (no prior knowledge of these is assumed). The course is more in-depth than ASTRO 1101/ASTRO 1103. All course materials are made available online.
When Offered Fall.
Permission Note Intended for: first- and second-year students with interests in astronomy and astrophysical science, including (but not limited to) engineering and physical sciences students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: introductory calculus or co-registration in MATH 1110 or MATH 1910 or permission of instructor.
Distribution Category (PBS-AS, PHS-AS)
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Opt NoAud(Letter or S/U grades (no audit))
Class Number & Section Details
- MW Space Sciences Building 105
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
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