Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AST 220 - Cosmology and General Relativity

Course Units: 1.0
(TBD: 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 121  , and MTH 115  . PHY 122  is recommended.



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