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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AST 3040 - Modern Cosmology

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): AST 1040 or PHY 1000 or equivalent, and completion of General Studies requirements in Written Communication, Oral Communication, and Quantitative Literacy.

Description: This course is designed for non-majors. It covers the large-scale structure of the universe and such topics as gravitational theories, neutron stars, pulsars, black holes, big bang universe, steady state theory, cosmological tests, dark matter, age of the universe, inflationary models, recent data, and fate of the universe.

General Studies: Natural and Physical Sciences

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