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PHYS 216 Introduction to Astrophysics

PHYS 216  Introduction to Astrophysics  Units: 3.00  

Broad overview of basic laws of gravitation, radiation, and relativity: history and evolution of modern astronomy; ground and space-based astronomy; the physics and evolution of stars; the milky way; galaxies in the universe; and cosmology. This course also uses the on-campus observatory at an introductory level.

Requirements: Prerequisite ([PHYS 104 or PHYS 106] and [MATH 120 or MATH 121]) or permission of the Department.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy

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