ASTRO 404 - Galaxies and the Universe
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
MATH 216 and prior or concurrent enrollment in PHYSICS 340 and PHYSICS 390.
Other Course Info:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Examines the properties of galaxies, large-scale structure in the universe, and cosmological models. The basic aspects of galaxies are explained, orbital theory, spiral arms, the missing mass in galaxies, galaxy evolution, and the starburst phenomenon. The clustering of galaxies, the hot intracluster medium and the dynamical evolution of clusters. Expansion of the universe, the cosmic microwave background, the inflationary universe, Big Bang nucleosynthesis, and the origin and growth of structure in the universe.

ASTRO 404 - Galaxies and the Universe
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 9780521671866
Galaxies in the universe : an introduction, Author: Linda S. Sparke; John S. Galla, Publisher: Cambridge Univ. Press 2. ed. 2007
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