Spring 2010

Introduction to Modern Astronomy

Listed in: Astronomy, as ASTR-11

Faculty

George S. Greenstein (Section 01)

Description

A course reserved exclusively for students not well-versed in the physical sciences. The properties of the astronomical universe and the methods by which astronomers investigate it are discussed. Topics include the nature and properties of stars, our Galaxy, external galaxies, cosmology, the origin and character of the solar system, and black holes. Three one-hour lectures per week.

Limited to 50 students. No student who has taken any upper-level math or science course and received a grade of B or higher in either high school or college, will be admitted.  Spring semester. Professor Greenstein.

If Overenrolled: Randomly drop first year students.

Keywords

Science & Math for non-majors

Offerings

2014-15: Offered in Fall 2014
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014

Problem Set #4 Key

Submitted by Max H. Einhorn on Tuesday, 5/11/2010, at 12:58 PM

Problem Set #3 Key

Submitted by Bryce N. Einhorn on Monday, 4/19/2010, at 12:16 PM

Problem Set #2 Solutions

Submitted by Max H. Einhorn on Friday, 3/26/2010, at 12:16 PM

Problem Set #1 Key

Submitted by Bryce N. Einhorn on Thursday, 2/25/2010, at 3:06 PM
 

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