Physics 2920 - Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

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What's it like on the edge of a black hole?
What causes eruptions on the Sun's surface?
When, and how, did the first stars form in our universe?

Explore the answers to these questions and others in the 2021 winter semester in Physics 2920 - Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe!

All you need is one first-year Physics course as prerequisite.

This course is an introduction to the study of astronomical objects and phenomena. Topics of study include observation of Earth's sky, gravity, light, and its use in astronomical instruments; properties and energy production of our Sun; methods of measuring astronomical distances; the structure, energy, and evolution of stars; interstellar matter and the structure of the Milky Way galaxy; other galaxies; cosmology; and other related topics of interest.

This is just one of many engaging and exciting elective Physics courses offered in the Winter 2021 semester. You can check out all Physics courses in the UPEI Course Catalogue.

Interested in Physics 2920? Register today!

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