Astronomy 305 - Frontiers in Astronomy

The Hubble Ultra Deep Field

Fall 2012

Tuesday & Thursday 10:45 AM – 12 Noon Darwin 38
A survey of recent developments in astronomy and how these breakthroughs are made: the discovery of planets orbiting other stars; the explosive deaths of stars and the creation of neutron stars and black holes; the study of the origin and fate of the Universe, including mysterious "dark matter" and "dark energy". Prerequisite: ASTR 100.

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