ASTR 15 Stars and the Milky Way
An introduction to astronomy and astrophysics for science majors and others with some background in physics, providing an observational and theoretical background for more advanced topics in astrophysics. Topics include basic properties of stars as derived from observations, stellar evolution, black holes, transfer of energy by electromagnetic radiation, the interstellar gas and the Milky Way galaxy. Students will make observations with the telescope.
InstructorChaboyer and Thorstensen (Winter DFSP)
An introductory physics course (or permission of instructor) and MATH 3
Distributive and/or World Culture
Offered17W: D.F.S.P. 18S: 10A