PHYS*1600 Contemporary Astronomy

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Fall 2017 PHYS*1600 Outline

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This course is designed for non-science students. Emphasis will be on the interdisciplinary and contemporary aspects of astronomy with the object of providing a perspective of our place in the physical universe. Topics will include the solar system, stars and stellar evolution, pulsars, black holes, quasars and cosmology. Students are encouraged to suggest and participate in discussion on items of special interest.

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Students with standing in any other 1000 level course credit in physics (except PHYS*1020, PHYS*1810) may not use this course for credit. B.Sc. students may not take this course for credit.

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Offered through Distance Education format only.

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