Astronomy 100 - Descriptive Astronomy

Antennae Galaxies

Fall 2012

Section 1 Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 – 3:45 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.




The Cosmic Perspective 6th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0-3-2162090-3

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