ASTRO 107 - The Dark Side of the Universe
Fall 2020, Section 003
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
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Details

Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASTRO 102, 104, 142, or 201.
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Class Misc Info:
Meets 10/21/20 - 12/10/20. (Drop/Add deadline=11/03/20.).
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:

Description

We explore the dark components of the universe - those that we cannot directly see with our eyes - including Dark Energy, Dark Matter, and Black Holes. We find out how scientists infer their existence and measure their properties from observations of the visible parts of our Universe.

Course Requirements:

Assessment for this course will be asynchronous and will include short quizzes, short answer and essay questions, and written assignments, that will be submitted through Canvas. Assignments are not timed, but students will be required to meet weekly deadlines. There is no final exam.

Class Format:

This class will be held asynchronously, and all aspects of this course will be fully compatible with remote online learning. This course will use Canvas for all asynchronous online components. Optional meetings with the instructors (office hours) will be conducted through Zoom. Students should have access to microphone.

Schedule

ASTRO 107 - The Dark Side of the Universe
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
26673
Open
33
 
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TBA
Note: This is a HALF-TERM MINI COURSE that meets: First 7 week session (2020: August 31 - October 16)
002 (LEC)
 Online
26674
Open
25
 
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TBA
Note: This is a HALF-TERM MINI COURSE that meets: First 7 week session (2020: August 31 - October 16)
003 (LEC)
 Online
30271
Open
13
 
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TBA
Note: This is a HALF-TERM MINI COURSE that meets: Second 7 week session (2020: October 21 - December 10)
004 (LEC)
 Online
30272
Open
30
 
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TBA
Note: This is a HALF-TERM MINI COURSE that meets: Second 7 week session (2020: October 21 - December 10)

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