PHYS 303

Origin of Space, Time and Matter in the Universe

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

For non-science students interested in expanding their understanding of the physical world. The aim is to combine topics in earth physics, particle physics, astronomy, and cosmology to study the nature and origin of space-time and matter, and the chemical composition of the earth, planets and stars. Highlights of larger issues, such as the nature of scientific knowledge, and the validity of science and the scientific method. A non-mathematical approach.


  • Not available for credit in Physics and Astronomy Programs.


  • Principles of Mathematics 11; and
  • minimum third-year standing; or
  • permission of the department

Undergraduate course in Physics offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science.

Summer Fall Spring

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