CRN

94352

Distribution

E

Course No.

SCI 161

Title

Astronomy

Professor

Peter Skiff

Schedule

Tu Th            1:30 pm -  2:50 pm       HEG 102

An introductory course in astronomy and astrophysics, developing the current status of knowledge and theories of the solar system, individual stars, galaxies, and the interstellar medium. Theories of particular unique objects (quasara, pulsars, supernovae, X-ray stars, and black holes) will be discussed in terms of models of stellar, galactic, and cosmic evolution.