University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Ast 1001.001

Exploring the Universe

Session: Summer 2018 (6/25-8/03)
Instructor: Matthew Fritts (e-mail: fritts @
Instructor: Christopher Nolting (e-mail: nolt0040 @
Time: 0905 MWF
Location: Tate Hall B65

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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