ASTR-1510-01

Quasars and Cosmology – One-Credit Section

Professor Wayne G. Roberge

 

Syllabus

An introduction to the origin and large-scale structure of the Universe. Topics to be covered include: the contents and geometry of the Universe, the Big Bang model, particle physics and the formation of the elements, galaxy formation, dark matter, black holes, and active galactic nuclei. If ASTR-1510 is taken as a 1-credit course, it will be graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory and it cannot be counted toward the Institute’s baccalaureate requirement of 24 credits in the sciences.

 

 

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Big Telescopes, etc.

 

 

Last modified: 9/3/09

 

 

 

 

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