AST 110 BEYOND THE SOLAR SYSTEM
A study of the properties and behaviors of stars and galaxies, and the interactions among them. An exploration of the tools used to make deep-space astronomical observations, and the physical concepts needed to interpret them. Topics include stellar evolution, white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes, dark matter, the Milky Way and other galaxies, and how galaxies can be used to study the large-scale universe.
Three hours lecture weekly.
Enrollment limited to 38 students.