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Fall 2013 Semester
Jun 23, 2018
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PHYS 1111 - Astronomy
Introduces modern astronomical ideas designed for nonscience majors. Topics include an introduction to the cosmos, Earth and its relation to the universe, our solar system (planets, moons, asteroids, and comets), the sun and how it works, stars and their classification, and the life and death of stars. Introduces various tools of the astronomer (the nature of light and radiation, telescopes, the types of spectra, and what they tell us).
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physics Department

Course Attributes:
CAS Core MOI: Natural World, NU Core Science/Tech Lvl 1, UG College of Science

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