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PHYS140. Astronomy

This introductory course investigates the observations and theories of astronomy. The success of the scientific method is demonstrated through the logical application of the laws of science to construct an understanding of our universe. A descriptive study of our solar system and Milky Way galaxy is highlighted by observation sessions. Three lectures and one and a half laboratory hours per week. Prerequisite: None. Credit, 4 hours. Offered fall and spring semesters.