Spring 2009

Stars and Galaxies

Listed in: Physics and Astronomy, as ASTR-14


Mauro Giavalisco (Section 01)


An introductory course appropriate for both physical science majors and students with a strong pre-calculus background. Topics include: the observed properties of stars and the methods used to determine them, the structure and evolution of stars, the end-points of stellar evolution, our Galaxy, the interstellar medium, external galaxies, quasars and cosmology. Spring semester. Professor Giavalisco.