Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 
    
2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR 353W - The History of Astronomy

3 credits
For either science or non-science majors. Discussion of the history of astronomy, dating from pre-Egyptian cultures to modern day scientific discoveries. Observation prior to invention of the telescope; invention of the telescope and its impact on astronomy; concepts of cosmology and how they have developed over time. Impact of the Hubble Space Telescope on modern astronomy; space exploration and its impact on astronomy.



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