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Physics (PHYS)

Department of Physics
Faculty of Science

PHYS 1902 [0.5 credit]

From our Star to the Cosmos

Starting with the Sun, the course studies its composition and source of power, then compares our Sun with the other stars in the galaxy and beyond. Modern ideas concerning the structure, origin and evolution of the universe, pulsars and supernovae are examined. A 14-inch telescope is available for student use.
Precludes additional credit for PHYS 2203.
Lectures two and one-half hours a week.
Note: Science students may only take this course as a free elective.

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