Astro 250: Astronomy Bizarre.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S. For the nonscientist.

Prereq: Astro 120 or 150, or permission of instructor.

Exciting objects and concepts in modern astronomy. Formation and evolution of stars and galaxies. Black holes, pulsars, quasars, colliding galaxies. Cosmology, the Big Bang, the future of the universe. Prospects and searches for extraterrestrial life.

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