This is a traditional course website for teaching introductory astronomy to non-science majors. Topics that include: earth/sky relations, historical astronomy, celestial mechanics, matter, radiation, the solar system, the sun, stars, stellar evolution, relativity, galaxies, large scale structure of the universe, and cosmology. This site also contains a glossary of astronomy terms, reading resources, links, assignments, examinations, and questions.
The materials are designed to work with J. Bennett, M. Donahue, N. Schneider, and M. Voit, The Essential Cosmic Perspective, 3rd Edition, Addison Wesley, 2005
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