ASTR 1102: Introduction to Stars and Galaxies

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 4.0

Course Description

Lectures and labs will introduce modern stellar and extragalactic astronomy including our place in the universe; the birth, life and death of stars; Einstein's theory of relativity and black holes; star-quakes; cosmology; and the search for extraterrestrial life. The course will include the use of fundamental equations of physics.

Students will receive credit for only one of ASTR 1102 and 3311.

Prerequisite(s): Physics 11; and Mathematics 12 or Precalculus 12.

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