Jun 05, 2020  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR 3010 - History of Astronomy

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Prerequisite: ASTR 1010/1011 , 1020/1021 
This course examines the historical development of the science of astronomy. Beginning with the ancient cultures and their religious associations with astronomy through the philosophies of the ancient Greeks and moving into the renaissance era with Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo and finally Newton. Thecourse concludes with the modern era and the development of modern theories in astronomy and astrophysics.



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