Undergraduate Bulletin 2022 - 2023 
    
    Apr 17, 2024  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2022 - 2023 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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PS 145 - Introduction to Astronomy


General Education course. Topics include features of the night sky, history of astronomy, light, optics, telescopes, Earth, Moon, planets, Sun, stars, stellar evolution, galaxies, quasars, and cosmology. Laboratory emphasizes observation and hands-on exercises. Previously offered as PS 190A. Three hours lecture and one three hour laboratory weekly. PS 145 is not open to students who have received credit for PS 122 , PS 135, or independent study in astronomy.

Credits: 4



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