|76-160 Contemporary Astronomy S,F(3-0)|
A course designed for arts and social science students. Emphasis will be on the interdisciplinary and contemporary aspects of astronomy with the object of providing a perspective of our place in the physical universe. Topics may include: explanation of the solar system, life in the universe, space communications, space travel, and stellar evolution. Students are encouraged to suggest and participate in discussion on items of special interest. Students with standing in any other 100 level course credit in physics (except 76-102, 76-180, 76-181) may not use this course for credit.
|1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar|