PHYSICS 112 - Cosmology: The Science of the Universe
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Although no science courses are required, high school physics would be helpful. Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Other Course Info:
F.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

What else is there in the universe besides stars? Why do we think there was a big bang? How big is a galaxy and how might they have formed? This course provides answers to such questions, stressing conceptual understanding and simple calculational problem solving.

PHYSICS 112 - Cosmology: The Science of the Universe
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
42107
Closed
0
4Y1
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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ISBN: 9780142001868
How to build a time machine, Author: Paul Davies., Publisher: Penguin 1st Americ 2002
Required
ISBN: 0465024378
The first three minutes : a modern view of the origin of the universe, Author: Steven Weinberg., Publisher: Basic Books Updated ed 1993
Required
ISBN: 9780805072563
The big bang, Author: Joseph Silk., Publisher: W.H. Freeman/Owl Book 3rd ed. 2002
Required
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