Astronomy and Astrophysics

ASTR 5 Introductory Astronomy: The Formation and Evolution of the Universe

The universe explained. Fundamental concepts of modern cosmology (Big Bang, dark matter, curved space, black holes, star and galaxy formation), the basic physics underlying them, and their scientific development. Intended for non-science majors. ASTR 3ASTR 4, and ASTR 5 are independent and may be taken separately.



General Education Code