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Stars and Galaxies | ASTR | 1303
An introduction to the present cosmological theories about the structure and evolution of the universe. A comparison with previous models since antiquity. A study of the celestial sphere and the constellations, the motions in the sky. A study of gravity, light, radiation, optics, telescopes and spacecraft. A survey of the stars, clusters, galaxies, superclusters, their properties, structure and evolution. This course satisfies the Life and Physical Sciences or the Component Area Option of the HCC core.