May 10, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PH 1600 - Introduction to Astronomy

A study of the Universe around us – the planets, stars, and galaxies – and how the process of science has enabled us to discover so much about these distant bodies. Students will learn about what you can see in the night sky, how stars, planets, and galaxies are formed, as well as the latest discoveries on black holes, Big Bang cosmology, dark matter, and life in the Universe.

Recommended: MT 0100  or equivalent.
Corequisite: PH 1610 .
(SCI Lecture & Lab combined)