Exploring the Universe Laboratory

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Course No: PHYS.1210L-001; SIS Class Nbr: 3503; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

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.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

When Offered & Tuition

  • W | 7:00 PM-9:50 PM EDT
  • Summer 2020: May 18 to Aug 07
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $680
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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