University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Ast 1011H.001

Exploring the Universe, Honors

Session: Spring 2016 (1/19-5/06)
Instructor: Paul Woodward (e-mail: paul @
Time: 1430 MTW
Location: Appleby Hall 226

Human place in universe. Earth, other planets, sun, stars, galaxies. Background/fragility of life on Earth. Scale, origin, history of universe, our relationship to it. Honors version of 1001.

prereq: High school trigonometry, [high school physics or chemistry]

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