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Andrew J. Connolly
ASTR 497
Seattle Campus

Topics in Current Astronomy

Recent developments in one field of astronomy or astrophysics.

Class description

We will cover a broad range of topics in modern astronomy. The focus of the course will be: the latest discoveries in cosmology, extragalactic astronomy, stellar astronomy and astrobiology. Each class will be lead by a researcher in one of these fields and, at the end of each presentation, we will discuss the ideas and research presented.

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Class assignments and grading

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Andrew J. Connolly
Date: 06/10/2008