PHYS 1902 [0.5 credit] From our Star to the Cosmos
Starting with the Sun, the course studies its composition and source of power, then compares our Sun with the other stars in the galaxy and beyond. Modern ideas concerning the structure, origin and evolution of the universe, pulsars and supernovae are examined. A 14-inch telescope is available for student use. Note: Science students may only take this course as a free elective.
Lectures two and one-half hours a week.