PHYS 106 (3-0-3) Introduction to Astronomy
An introductory treatment of modern astronomy and astrophysics. Classical astronomy:
Kepler’s and Newton’s laws. Blackbody radiation; atomic radiation and absorption.
The solar system: the sun, the planets and the moon. The stars: Properties, structure
and evolution; white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes. Galaxies.