College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
    
    Feb 04, 2023  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

ASTR 001. Introductory Astronomy


The scientific investigation of the universe by observation and theory, including the basic notions of physics as needed in astronomical applications. Topics may include the appearance and motions of the sky; history of astronomy; astronomical instruments and radiation; the sun and planets; properties, structure, and evolution of stars; the galaxy and extragalactic systems; the origin and evolution of the universe; and prospects for life beyond Earth.
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
Evening labs required.
1 credit.
Fall 2022. Rivera.
Fall 2023. Jensen.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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