PHYSICS 1002 - Astronomy I
|Contact:||Up to 7 hours per week|
|Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:||Yes|
|Available for Non-Award Study:||Yes|
|Assessment:||Exam, practical work, In-Semester tests & essay|
This course aims to present a survey of astronomical science, including highlights of modern exploration and the open questions in astronomy. Topics include the formation and characteristics of the Solar System, including the planets and minor members of the system; Telescopes; the Sun; the birth, life and death of stars; galaxies and dark matter; active galaxies and quasars; Big Bang cosmology. There are no formal prerequisites for the course, though mathematical literacy at year 10 level is assumed.
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Course OutlineA Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here
|Term||Last Day to Add Online||Census Date||Last Day to WNF||Last Day to WF|
|3320||Wed 14/08/2013||Sat 31/08/2013||Fri 20/09/2013||Fri 01/11/2013|
|Enrolment Class: Lecture|
|20161||LE01||235||18||29 Jul - 16 Sep||Monday||12pm - 1pm||Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre|
|30 Jul - 17 Sep||Tuesday||10am - 11am||Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre|
|1 Aug - 19 Sep||Thursday||12pm - 1pm||Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre|
|7 Oct - 28 Oct||Monday||12pm - 1pm||Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre|
|8 Oct - 29 Oct||Tuesday||10am - 11am||Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre|
|10 Oct - 31 Oct||Thursday||12pm - 1pm||Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre|
|Related Class: Tutorial|
|20162||TU01||115||10||8 Aug - 19 Sep||Thursday||3pm - 4pm||Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre|
|10 Oct - 31 Oct||Thursday||3pm - 4pm||Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre|
|20163||TU02||120||8||9 Aug - 20 Sep||Friday||1pm - 2pm||Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre|
|11 Oct - 1 Nov||Friday||1pm - 2pm||Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre|