Exploring the Universe

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: PHYS.1210; Last Offered: Summer 2020;

Course Description

Addresses topics that include: Planet Earth, its structure, plate tectonics, greenhouse effect, ozone layer, craters and dinosaurs; our satellite Moon;other planets; our star Sun and its energy source; other stars, the HR diagram and stellar evolution, white dwarfs, neutron stars, supernovae, black holes; our galaxy, the Milky Way, its structure; other galaxies; the universe, its structures and expansion; evolution of galaxies, quasars, cosmology, the Big Bang and Unification of the forces of nature. Satisfies Gen Ed science requirements for non-science majors. Does not satisfy science requirements for Science majors but may be used as a free elective by Science majors.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 96.121 co-req
  • Special Notes: SCL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

Questions About This Course?

Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu

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