Prof. Micha Tomkiewicz -Room - 1413Ingersoll.; E-mail -

Office hours: by appointment.

Bulletin Description: Organization and evolution of the universe that includes topics such as methods of inquiry over large cosmological distances, the structure of space and time, lifecycle of stars, the origin of chemical elements and attempts to address the issue if we are alone in the Universe.

Textbook - William K. Hartmann & Chris Impey: Astronomy - The Cosmic Journey - 2002 Publisher - Brooks/Cole




1. Students will write a short report on a direct observational experience either through following the sky or visiting the planeterium.


2. Students will extract star and galaxies data from TheSky CD-ROM to confirm or try to refute fundamental key observations.


One midterm exam and one final exam.



Formulas & Laws

Final - Fall 2006

MidTerm - Fall 2006

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