Astronomy 100 - Descriptive Astronomy

Antennae Galaxies

Fall 2014

Section 1 Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 – 5:15 PM Darwin 103
Historic astronomy, Newton's laws, gravitation, atomic structure, light, and telescopes. The solar system, space flight, stars and stellar evolution, interstellar matter, star clusters, galaxies, the universe. A survey designed primarily for non-science majors.

Syllabus

astronomy_100.pdf

Textbook


Understanding Our Universe

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