ASTR 360 - Introduction To Astrophysics-Galaxy And Cosmo

Description
Morphology, kinematics, and dynamics of the Milky Way and external galaxies, including interstellar matter and evidence for dark matter. Peculiar and active galaxies, including interacting systems and evidence for super massive black holes in active galactic nuclei such as quasars. Large-scale structure and expansion of the universe, including various cosmologies ranging from the inflationary big bang theory to steady state and anthropic concepts. Either ASTR 350 or 360 may be taken first. PHYS 202 may be taken as a prereq or concurrently with ASTR 360.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017
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TuTh, TuThF
Avg. Class Size
19
Avg. Sections
1