PhysicsPHYS 80C Cosmology and Culture

Introduction to scientific cosmology. Examination of cultural roles of creation myths and cosmologies; examples include Zunian, Mayan, and ancient, medieval, and modern Judeo-Christian cosmologies. Possible cultural and religious repercussions of Big Bang, Gaia, and other modern origin stories.

Credits

5

Instructor

Joel Primack

Also offered as

CRWN 80C