The Universe: Its Nature and History

Qualitative introduction to our understanding of the nature and evolution of the universe. Topics include the creation of the cosmos; its explosive evolution, present structure, and ultimate fate; the nature of stars and galaxies; the structure and evolution of our Milky Way; the birth, life, and eventual death of the solar system; our place and role in the universe; and the relationship of modern astronomical ideas to other cultural disciplines.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

Burton Budick
TR: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM MEYR 122