Note: This course is not available for the current semester.
Course No: PHYS.1210L; Last Offered: Summer 2020;
Provides laboratory exercises to illustrate the basic principles and measurement techniques of astronomy. Quantitative techniques, properties of angles, modeling the earth-sun system, comparative planetology, the constellations, the inverse square law, blackbody radiation and spectra, the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, distances to the stars, the Andromeda galaxy, cosmology. 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.
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