University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

AST 1001.130

Exploring the Universe, Honors

Session: Fall 2018
Instructor: Patrick Kelly (e-mail: plkelly @
Time: 1430 MTW
Location: Tate Hall B55

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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