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    PC133 – Astronomy

    Our solar system, our galaxy, the expanding universe of galaxies. Methods for obtaining astronomical data; fundamental properties of planets, stars, interstellar matter and galaxies; their origin and evolution; unusual objects like pulsars, quasars and black holes; life in the universe. (Meets the laboratory/field requirement for natural sciences.) Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World lab or field requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement.


    TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
    Summer 2019 Block A Astronomy Juan Burciaga Barnes Science Center 219 25/11 08/26/2019
    Fall 2019 Block 1 Astronomy Shane Burns Barnes Science Center 219 20/-5 05/31/2020
    Spring 2020 Block 8 Astronomy Natalie Gosnell Olin Hall 270 25/13 05/31/2020
    Summer 2020 Block A Astronomy Juan Burciaga Barnes Science Center 219 25/-1 05/31/2020
    Fall 2020 Block 1 Astronomy Shane Burns, Kristine Lang TBA 32/0 05/31/2020
    Spring 2021 Block 8 Astronomy Natalie Gosnell, Charles Wetterer TBA 32/32 05/31/2020