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PHYS 1060 - The Universe

3 Credit(s)

Cross-listed: ASTR 1060  
Requirement Designation: Physical/Life Science Exploration
Components: Lecture

Modern astronomy–central theme will be modern science’s attempt to understand the nature and origin of the universe at large, including the matter and radiation that make it up. Specific topics include stars, exotic stellar objects (white dwarfs, red giants, neutron stars and black holes), supernova explosions, the origin of atomic elements, galaxies, giant radio sources, quasars, clusters of galaxies, the fabric of space and time, and Big Bang cosmology.


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