PHY-111 Astronomy

This course is a survey of the universe, light, astronomical instruments and the historical development of Astronomy. Topics to be studied are the heavens, which include the Earth as a planet, the Moon, the Solar System, stars, galaxies, quasars, black holes, and scientific theories of the creation of the universe. The possibility of life elsewhere is discussed throughout. Labs supplement the course material and include an evening at our observatory. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].



Syllabus for this course.