ASTR 150

Concepts in Modern Astronomy

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3-0

Introduces some of the great ideas and concepts in modern astronomy, as well as the basic physical principles required to understand these concepts. Topics include: properties of the solar system, extrasolar planets, galaxies, expanding universe, big bang, origin of the elements, dark matter, dark energy, black holes, neutron stars.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of ASTR 150, ASTR 200A.

Pre- or Co-requisites:

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

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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