Astronomy (ASTRO)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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. Combined with: ASTRO 1107

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1182 ASTRO 1105   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Uris Hall 262
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • Kornreich, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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

  •  1183 ASTRO 1105   DIS 201

    • W Uris Hall 262
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • Kornreich, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  1187 ASTRO 1106   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • 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. Combined with: ASTRO 1105

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1184 ASTRO 1107   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Uris Hall 262
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • Kornreich, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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

  •  1185 ASTRO 1107   DIS 201

    • W Uris Hall 262
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • Kornreich, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1186 ASTRO 1107   LAB 401

    • W Uris Hall 262
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • Kornreich, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1188 ASTRO 1199   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • El Moutamid, M

  • 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=3223