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2006-2007 University Catalog

Astronomy

ASTR 105 INTRODUCTION TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM (4)

Three hours lecture and two hours activities per week.

Descriptive introduction to the astronomical properties of the Solar System. Topics include: the historical development of astronomy, the laws that govern the behavior of the Universe, the properties of the stars and galaxies, including their origin and evolution and the Big Bang theory. Activity sessions will include computer-simulated exercises, and two field trips.

Same as PHYS 105

GenEd: B1

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