ASTR 405

Introduction to Cosmology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Observations and theory of the expanding universe; the cosmic microwave background and observations of light nuclear elements; the growth of structure leading to the creation of stars and galaxies; studies of dark matter and dark energy; the impact of galaxy evolution on observational cosmology.


  • ASTR 200B or ASTR 250; and
  • MATH 326 or MATH 346; or
  • permission of the department.


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

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

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

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