ASTRO 4433

ASTRO 4433

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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)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 4433

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17606 ASTRO 4433   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person