|76-160 Contemporary Astronomy S,F(3-0) [0.50]|
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 will include the solar system, stars and stellar evolution, pulsars, black holes, quasars and cosmology. 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|