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

  •  1174ASTRO 1105  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=457

  •  1175ASTRO 1105  DIS 201

    • Online Meeting
    • Jun 21 - Jul 30, 2021
    • Kornreich, D

  • 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=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

  •  1031ASTRO 1106  LEC 001

    • MTWRFOnline Meeting
    • Jun 21 - Jul 30, 2021
    • Brazier, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Online 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

  •  1176ASTRO 1107  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=459

  •  1177ASTRO 1107  DIS 201

  • 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=459

  •  1179ASTRO 1107  LAB 401

  • 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=459

ASTRO 1199

This course surveys the possibilities for life in the universe and the search for it, against the backdrop of our modern understanding of the cosmos.  It covers ideas about the origin of the universe and ... view course details

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  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1168ASTRO 1199  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=3223