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PHYS105M - Astronomy I (3-2-4)

Starting with a survey of the night sky and the daily motions of the stars and planets, this course surveys our current understanding of the Universe. It traces the development of the tools of the modern astronomer and how those tools have led to out theories of the solar system, the life cycle of stars, the formation of elements, the formation of galaxies and the evolution of the universe.

Prerequisite: high school Algebra with a grade of “C” or better.