Engaging

Introduction to Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

School: 
College of Arts & Sciences
CLAS Course: 
Astronomy
Course #: 
ASTR 1220
Section: 
1
Credits: 
3
Days of the Week: 
MTWRF

A study of stars, star formation, and evolution primarily for non-science majors. Topics include light, atoms, and modern observing technologies; origin of the chemical elements; supernovae, pulsars, neutron stars, and black holes; structure and evolution of our galaxy; nature of other galaxies; active galaxies and quasars; expanding universe, cosmology, the big bang, and the early universe.

Session: 
Session III
Course Dates: 
July 10 to August 4
Course Times: 
10:30 am to 12:45 pm