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Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASTR 1000 - Introduction to the Universe

Credits: 3

This is a one-semester introduction course to astronomy. Some of the topics to be covered include: sun, planets and moons; origin of the solar system; nature and evolution of stars; exploding stars; stellar remnants, including white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes; molecules in space; galaxies and quasars; past and future of the Universe; and life in the Universe. A field trip to the Planetarium may be required.