Hoi-Fung Chau , and
This is a traditional course website for teaching the universe in two semesters to college students who are non-science majors. It contains lectures which have imbedded illustrations, images, and animations, as well as related links. There are associated texts: J.M. Pasachoff, Astronomy: From the Earth to the Universe, 5th ed., (Saunders, 1998); J.M. Pasachoff, Contemporary Astronomy, (Saunders, 1989); M.A. Seeds, Foundations of Astronomy, 4th ed., (Wadsworth, 1997); M. Zeilik, Astronomy: The Evolving Universe, 7th ed., (Wiley, 1994); and E. Chaisson and S. McMillan, Astronomy today, 3rd ed., (Prentice Hall, 1999). The site was developed by Kwong-Sang Cheng, Hoi-Fung Chau and Kai-Ming Lee, University of Hong Kong. The site is in English.
Topics included in the first semester: observational aspect of astronomy and our solar system. Topics included in the second semester: the Sun, stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, and cosmology.
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