ASTR 3311: Exploring the Universe II: 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. This is a conceptual and descriptive course based on labs and projects. The course will not include the use of advanced mathematics.

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

Prerequisite(s): Any 15 university-transferable credits. This course is not intended for first-year students.

Note: This course is not intended for students transferring to UBC's Faculties of Science or Applied Science.

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