The University of Winnipeg

PHYS-1701 Astronomy

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This course is a science elective intended for the liberal arts student. There is no formal laboratory, but there will be periodic observations and demonstrations. The topics include the following: stellar astronomy and stellar evolution, the solar system and its evolution, galaxies, and theories of the universe. There will also be an introductory treatment of the composition of matter, the nature of light, the principles of optics, and the operation of telescopes and auxiliary instruments.

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V. Milosevic-Zdjelar May. 06 2024 - Jul. 03 2024