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The Discovery of Galaxies(Foundation F4d) (GE) (AST 121)

Term: 2015-2016 Academic Year Spring Semester


Tue-Thu, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM (1/11/2016 - 5/4/2016) Location: *MAIN MAC 228


121. The Discovery of Galaxies 3-2-4
Galactic astronomy from the Seventeenth Century to the early Twentieth Century. Examines changing ideas about the place of our solar system within the Milky Way galaxy and the existence of other galaxies. Emphasis the historical development of new theories and how those theories were evaluated. Intended to satisfy general-education requirement in science for non-science majors.