2012-2013 University Catalog 
    
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PHYS 151 - Stellar Evolution and Cosmology


FDR: SL
Credits: 4
Planned Offering: Offered in spring when interest is expressed and departmental resources permit

Prerequisite: Instructor consent. An introduction to the physics and astronomy of stellar systems and the universe. Topics include the formation and lifecycle of stars, stellar systems, galaxies, and the universe as a whole according to "Big Bang" cosmology. Observational aspects of astronomy are also emphasized, including optics and telescopes, star maps, and knowledge of constellations. Geometry, trigonometry algebra and logarithms are used in the course. Laboratory course. Sukow.





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