Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Spring/Summer 2011
Canadian Excellence

AS102
Astronomy II: Journey through the cosmos
0.50 Credits

A journey beyond our Solar System to develop a modern understanding of other stars, galaxies and the structure, origin and fate of the universe. Includes an introduction to basic concepts of relativity and quantum mechanics, lives of stars, evolution of galaxies, Hubble's law and the Big Bang. Objects such as black holes, supernovae, pulsars, dark matter and wormholes are encountered and studied along the way.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
AS101.
Exclusions
AS105*.
 
Offerings
LocationCourse #Access/Details
Online Learning AS102OC3 Online Course - Summer Session 2011