Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
NS 210 Astronomy and Planetary Science 3 sem. hrs.
TI: This course includes theories of the origin of the universe and its large-scale structure. Discussion will include the laws which govern the behavior of matter and energy throughout the universe. We will describe various objects and systems which are the subjects of astronomy. We will survey the techniques used by astronomers in their study of the cosmos. Students will learn about solar systems, the physics of planetary systems, the discovery of solar systems outside our own, and a survey of the components of our own solar system. Offered every fall semester.
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