2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY-451 Astrophysics


WR (Writing/Research Intensive)
Prerequisite: MTH-160 , PHY-241 , PHY-311 , and PHY-321 . PHY-441  is recommended.
Survey course in introductory astronomy and astrophysics for science majors. Gravitation and orbital motion; evolution and structure of the solar system, galaxy, and universe; stellar classes, structure and evolution. Laboratory activities include numerical simulations of various cosmological and stellar models, the study of spectrographic data, and astronomical observations. Credit is not normally granted (except as approved by the Physics faculty) for both PHY-105 and 451. 4 credits.



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