Physics & Computer Science

AS101: Astronomy I: Our Place in the Cosmos

An introduction to the science of astronomy, the process by which we develop astronomical principles and the application of these techniques to gain a modern understanding of our Solar System. Topics covered include the historical development of astronomy, understanding the night sky, Newton's law of gravitation, light and telescopes, and a detailed study of the Solar System. New data from recent explorations of Mars, Saturn and other celestial objects will be discussed.

3 lecture hours

Credit: 0.50

Exclusion: AS105

Outline: https://bohr.wlu.ca/syllabi/as101_201809_syllabus.docx

Section Information
Section Days Times Room Instructor
Lecture A TR - 1E1 Dr. Shohini Ghose