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Science of the Physical Universe 19 Spring 2014-2015

The Energetic Universe
Robert P. Kirshner (Astronomy)
Science Center D
Tu., Th., 10 - 11:30, and a weekly section to be arranged.

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The nature and history of matter revealed by astronomical observation and experimental physics. Explores the Big Bang and the accelerating universe, stellar evolution and supernova explosions, evidence for invisible matter and dark energy, and the development of structure in the universe. Demonstrates the physical principles used to interpret astronomical data and to construct a history of the evolution of the universe on the microscopic and cosmic scales. Examines the way microscopic properties of matter determine properties of people, stars, galaxies, and the universe as a whole.

Science of the Physical Universe 19 Spring 2013-2014

The Energetic Universe
Robert P. Kirshner (Astronomy)
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am - 11:30am

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The nature and history of matter revealed by astronomical observation and experimental physics. Explores the Big Bang and the accelerating universe, stellar evolution and supernova explosions, evidence for invisible matter and dark energy, and the development of structure in the universe. Demonstrates the physical principles used to interpret astronomical data and to construct a history of the evolution of the universe on the microscopic and cosmic scales. Examines the way microscopic properties of matter determine properties of people, stars, galaxies, and the universe as a whole.

Science of the Physical Universe 19 Spring 2011-2012

The Energetic Universe
Robert P. Kirshner (Astronomy)
Tuesday, Thursday 11:30am - 1:00pm

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The nature and history of matter revealed by astronomical observation and experimental physics. Explores the Big Bang and models of the universe, stellar evolution and supernova explosions, evidence for invisible matter, and the development of structure in the universe. Demonstrates the physical principles used to interpret astronomical data and to construct a model for the evolution of the universe on the microscopic and cosmic scales. Examines the way microscopic properties of matter determine properties of people, stars, galaxies, and the universe as a whole.

Science of the Physical Universe 19 Spring 2010-2011

The Energetic Universe
Robert P. Kirshner (Astronomy)
Science Center C
Tu., Th., 11:30-1, and a weekly section to be arranged.

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The nature and history of matter revealed by astronomical observation and experimental physics. Explores the Big Bang and models of the universe, stellar evolution and supernova explosions, evidence for invisible matter, and the development of structure in the universe. Demonstrates the physical principles used to interpret astronomical data and to construct a model for the evolution of the universe on the microscopic and cosmic scales. Examines the way microscopic properties of matter determine properties of people, stars, galaxies, and the universe as a whole.