Stars, galaxies, and cosmos sylllabus

Stars, galaxies, and cosmos sylllabus - Syllabus ASTRON0089...

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Syllabus ASTRON0089 Stars, Galaxies and the Cosmos (3 Units) Class Instructor: Dr. John W. Stein Contact Information: jstein@pitt.edu Recitation Instructor: Mr. Dan Wasikowski Contact Information: daw52@pitt.edu 522 Allen Hall 624-1826 Lecture: Location: 00AUD ENGUD Time: 11:00- 11:50 PM Mon, Wed, Fri. Recitation Sections: Thur, 10:00 Thaw 102 Thur, 15:00 Thaw 011 Fri, 09:00 Thaw 104 Fri, 12:00 Thaw 102 Fri, 13:00 Thaw 102 Materials: Text: Arny, T.T., Explorations, An Introduction to Astronomy (4 th Ed.) , McGraw-Hill. Software: Starry Night Professional Edition (Comes with the text.) Course Description: Catalog: This is a self-contained course for students not majoring in the physical sciences. Lectures mainly deal with astronomical objects that lie outside the solar system. The properties of stars and processes in them are examined, including a discussion of the birth, evolution, and death of stars, and the formation of pulsars and black holes. On a much larger scale the properties and formation of galaxies and active galaxies,
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ASTRON 0089 taught by Professor Johnstein during the Fall '07 term at Pittsburgh.

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