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Fall 2021
Sep 30,2022
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PHYS 103 - INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY
This course fulfills the General Education category Scientific Reasoning. Our contemporary culture faces increasing distrust in scientific principles. Only citizens with basic scientific sensibility can grapple with the complexity, diversity, and change they will face A study ofthe motion and physical properties of bodies of the solar system and the nature and structure ofgalaxies is made. Areas covered include: an historical background, the sun as a star, the properties of light, the apparent motion ofcelestial bodies, evolution of stars, nebulae and pulsars & black holes, comets and meteors, astronomical instruments, quasars, and cosmology and life in the universe.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physics Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Scientific Reasoning, OLD GE-SCIENCE W EXPERIENTIAL

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

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