Intro Modern Astronomy

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Astronomy

Course Number: 
111
Institution: 
Amherst College

A course reserved exclusively for students not well-versed in the physical sciences. The properties of the astronomical universe and the methods by which astronomers investigate it are discussed. Topics include the nature and properties of stars, our Galaxy, external galaxies, cosmology, the origin and character of the solar system, and black holes. Two 80 sessions per week.

Limited to 35 students.  No student who has taken any upper-level math or science course and received a grade of B or higher in either high school or college, will be admitted.  Spring semester. Visiting Professor Burbine.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
ASTR-111-01-1213S

Course Sections

Intro Modern Astronomy
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Thomas Burbine

tburbine@amherst.edu

MW 12:30PM-01:50PM

MERR 1