2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AST 111 - Astronomy of the Stars, 3 credit hours


The student is assumed to have had high school mathematics through algebra An introductory lecture course dealing primarily objects beyond the solar system. The course briefly discusses the historical development of astronomy, telescopes, and spectroscopy. The major topics covered are the birth and death of stars, the structure and evolution of galaxies, exotic objects such as pulsars, white dwarfs, black holes, radio galaxies, quasars and some of the current theories of cosmology. No Lab.



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