Aug 18, 2019  
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PHYS 10500 - Astronomy of Stars and Galaxies

Course Credit: 1
ASTRONOMY OF STARS AND GALAXIES. The brilliant and sometimes fuzzy objects in the night sky are dynamic, volatile stars and gigantic galaxies. We will study the general properties of stars as well as how they eveolve from birth to death. We will also study the shape and composition of galaxies and the ultimate fate of our universe. Knowledge of high school algebra and trigonometry is expected. Three hours per week. [MNS]