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Academic Year 2005/2006
ASTR 155 FA
This introductory course in astronomy has an emphasis on stars, galaxies, and the Universe. Stellar structure and evolution, galactic structure, normal and active galaxies, and cosmology will be covered. Current
in astronomy that represent fundamental limitations of our knowledge about the universe will be highlighted. This course serves as a gateway to the major.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Two hour exams, one final exam, and weekly problem sets.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
This is a mathematically based introduction to astronomy for potential majors and others with a good science preparation. Calculus is used occasionally. Some knowledge of physics (a good high school course or
introductory college course) is assumed.
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- Instructor(s): Johnston,Kathryn V.
- Times: .M.W.F. 01:10PM-02:00PM; Location: VVO110;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 40)
- SR. major: X Jr. major: X
- SR. non-major: 2 Jr. non-major: 3 SO: 10 FR: 25
- Curricular Renewal: Quantitative Reasoning
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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