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Introduction to Astronomy PHYS 190 (3)

A survey of astronomy designed primarily for non-science students, with a strong emphasis on active learning outside the classroom. Covers the development of astronomy from the ancient Greeks through the Renaissance, to the modern view of the cosmos as revealed by the scientific method. Topics include naked-eye observation of the night sky, modern observational equipment and techniques, the solar system, stellar evolution, galaxies, the Hubble expansion, the Big Bang, dark matter, dark energy, and startling new theories of the origin and destiny of the universe. Experiential activities involve active observations of the moon, stars and planets, and introductory experiments in some of the basic physics that astronomers use to explore the cosmos. Students who have received credit for PHYS 121, 126, or 141 may not take PHYS 190 for further credit. Quantitative/Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Joanna Woo
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA01 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:50 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA02 Tu 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA03 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:50 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA04 Tu 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA05 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:50 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA06 Th 8:30 AM – 9:50 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA07 Th 10:00 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA08 Th 11:30 AM – 12:50 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA09 Th 1:00 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA10 Th 4:30 PM – 5:50 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
LA11 We 2:30 PM – 3:50 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby