Galactic Astronomy and Cosmography (ASTR 310.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ASTR 310 02 January 2016 Stanley Shadick (primary instructor)

Description

An examination of spiral, elliptical, peculiar and radio galaxies, dark matter, Hubble's law of universal expansion, galactic collisions and cannibalism, quasars and supermassive black holes. The course also investigates Big Bang nucleosynthesis, the age, expansion and future of the universe, space curvature, rival cosmographical theories and the dark sky paradox.

Prerequisite(s)

ASTR 113 or 213 or 214; PHYS 252; MATH 224 or 226 or 238.

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