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Fall 2010 - Springfield
Aug 29, 2015
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ASP 221 - Introduction to Cosmology
The scientific study of the origins and evolution of our universe: how the universe began, how it has evolved, and what its future may be. Topics: physics according to Galileo, Newton, & Einstein, relativity, black holes, the expanding universe, scientific models for our universe, the Big Bang, the origins of matter, energy, dark matter and dark energy, and how human society and culture has affected and been affected by our understanding of our place in our universe. Course Information: This course fulfills a general education requirement at UIS in the area of Physical Science without a lab.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergrad - Springfield
Schedule Types: Lecture

Astronomy-Physics Department

Course Attributes:
UIS: Phys Science wo Lab, UIS: Science without Lab

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