Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Jun 15, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AST 220 - Cosmology and General Relativity

Course Units: 1
(Winter; Staff) A detailed study of the universe. Topics include an introduction to general relativity; the shape, size, age, and future of the universe; models of the primordial universe, including the Big Bang Theory and the Inflation Theory; the origin of the elements; dark matter; the cosmic background radiation; and the formation of galaxies. Prerequisite(s): PHY 111   or PHY 121   or IMP 113 or IMP 121   , and MTH 115   . PHY 122   is recommended



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