Astronomy


ASTRON 3Y03: Stellar Structure

The physics of stellar interiors. The main sequence and the life cycle of a star. Stellar evolution, including white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. [3 units]

ASTRON 2E03: Planetary Astronomy

Physical and mathematical foundation of planetary astronomy. Historical development of ideas about the solar system. A modern view of the planets; the origin and evolution of the solar system and planets around other stars. [3 units]

ASTRON 2B03: The Big Questions

Ultimate questions in modern science are surveyed with emphasis on physical sciences: origin of space-time, elements and structure in the cosmos (stars, planets, galaxies). [3 units]

Astron 1F03: Intro to Astronomy

Stellar populations, star formation and the interstellar medium in galaxies. The Milky Way Galaxy; normal and active galaxies and large scale structure in the universe; observational and theoretical cosmology. [3 units]

Astron 3X03: Galaxies and Cosmology

Stellar populations, star formation and the interstellar medium in galaxies. The Milky Way Galaxy; normal and active galaxies and large scale structure in the universe; observational and theoretical cosmology. [3 units]