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PHY 106 - Introductory Astronomy with Lab


A survey of the current scientific view of the Universe. Emphasis on the physical and mathematical principles necessary to understand how astronomers observe and interpret phenomena. Topics include the historical development of major astronomical theories, the interaction of light and matter, the life cycle of stars, and the structure and evolution of the Universe. One laboratory period per week which will include daytime laboratories and evening observing and astrophotography sessions.

Satisfies the Natural Science distribution requirement.

Prerequisites & Notes
Not open to students with credit in PHY 105. (Fall)

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