2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

PHYC 604 Physical Foundations of Astronomy Workshop for Teachers

Lecture/laboratory-oriented course that introduces middle and high school teachers to basic principles of physics presented in the context of modern astronomy and astrophysics. Fundamentals of mechanics, celestial mechanics, and their applications to space exploration as well as fundamental principles in optics and the structure of matter are discussed. Not open to students who have credit in ASTR 604.