An introduction to the field of astrophysics, with an emphasis on a scientific understanding of stars and the universe. Topics include stars (structure, formation, and evolution), galaxies (the Milky Way, galaxy types, quasars, and active galaxies), dark matter, and the Big Bang model of the universe. One hour mathematics/computational lab each week.
Location & Meeting Time
Integrated Science & Engineering Complex-118 M/W/F 11:45AM-12:50PM LEC