University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Ast 1001.004

Exploring the Universe

Session: Spring 2016 (1/19-5/06)
Instructor: M. Claudia Scarlata (e-mail: mscarlat @
Time: 1915 TTh
Location: West Bank Skyway 20

The human place in the Universe. Study of Earth, other planets, sun, stars, galaxies. Background and fragility of life on Earth. Scale, origin, history of universe and our relationship to it.

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