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2014-2015 EIU Graduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 EIU Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 5150 - Astronomy for Natural Science Teachers.


(2-1-3) Topics from modern astronomy selected from three central areas: planetary astronomy, stellar astronomy and cosmology. Topics include general features of planetary systems, stellar evolution and collapse, black hole formation, galaxy classification, quasars, curved spacetime, big bang cosmology, inflation, etc.

Prerequisites & Notes
General college physics and high school science teaching experience or permission of the department chair. Credit may be counted only toward the M.S. in Natural Sciences degree.

Credits: 3