The Physical Universe

  title={The Physical Universe},
  author={F. Shu},
Course Description This course presents an introduction to the science of Astronomy placed in the broader context of the physical sciences. Our survey of the Universe will include our current understanding of our Solar System, stars, the Milky Way Galaxy, other galaxies, and the large-scale structure and evolution of the Universe. We will also cover the basic principles of physics, chemistry, and geology needed to interpret astronomical observations. The application of the scientific method… Expand
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The history of astrometry
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Constraints on the Birth Aggregate of the Solar System
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Atmospheres as a clue to the early Solar System
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The Physics, Chemical Physics, and Biological Physics of the Origin of Life on Earth
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A star is born !