Astronomy (ASTRO)Arts and Sciences

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ASTRO 1105

When civilization was young, Seneca wrote, "A single lifetime, even entirely devoted to the sky, would not be enough for the investigation of so vast a subject. Our descendants will be amazed that we ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1036ASTRO 1105  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

  •  1037ASTRO 1105  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=457

ASTRO 1106

Explanation of Einstein's theory of Special Relativity, which brought about a fundamental change in our conceptual understanding of space and time. The consequences of the theory: the relativity ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1019ASTRO 1106  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=458

ASTRO 1107

Identical to ASTRO 1105 except for the addition of the afternoon laboratory that emphasizes mathematical problem-solving. This option is recommended for potential majors in science and engineering. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer.  Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1020ASTRO 1107  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Kornreich, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=459

  •  1027ASTRO 1107  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Tarbell, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  1028ASTRO 1107  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Online