PHYSICS 107G Planets, Stars and Galaxies

PHYSICS 107G | ARTS, B&E, EDUSW, LC | Semester One, Semester Two, 2017 | City Campus

Description

This course introduces astronomy and astrophysics.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you should have a good understanding of modern astronomy and astrophysics.

Topics covered

  • History of astronomy
  • Techniques used in astronomy
  • Contents and formation of the solar system
  • Structure and evolution of the Sun and stars
  • Properties of galaxies
  • History of the universe

Assessment

Term tests in class (20%)
Assignments (20%)
Labs (10%)
Final exam (50%)

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