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Course Description

This course will examine astronomical ideas both in relation to their times and in the light of current scientific theory and technical data. Application of the scientific method will be emphasized in evaluating these data and theories. Method of collection and analysis of data will be presented to help the nontechnical student in asking fundamental questions about scientific theories. Topics covered include cosmology, origin of the stars and galaxies, evolution of stars, the solar system, exobiology, death of stars, stellar remnants and the age of the universe.

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Not available to Engineering students.

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Class Number
5572
Type
LEC
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 15, 2020 to Dec 15, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $605.35 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5573
Type
LEC
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 15, 2020 to Dec 15, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $605.35 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5574
Type
LEC
Days
F
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 18, 2020 to Dec 18, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $605.35 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information