College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    Apr 16, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

ASTR 014. Astrophysics: Solar System and Cosmology


This course assumes no prior knowledge of astronomy, but knowledge of some basic physics as well as elementary calculus. It focuses on two major topics of current interest in astrophysics: (1) Solar System and planetary science and (2) cosmology, the large-scale study of the universe, its history and content. 
Prerequisite: MATH 015  and some prior work in calculus-based physics (which could include high school physics). Interested students who have not met these prerequisites should consult with the instructor. This course should be accessible to some students who have completed ASTR 001 
Corequisite: MATH 025  
Natural sciences and engineering.
1 credit.
Spring 2024. Cohen.
Spring 2025. Cohen.
Spring 2026. Jensen.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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