Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ASTR 243 - LIVING WITH A STAR

Long Title: LIVING WITH A STAR: THE PHYSICS OF THE SUN-EARTH CONNECTION
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): MATH 102 AND PHYS 102 OR PHYS 126
Description: Introduction to astrophysical processes, particularly the effect of the Sun on the Earth. Possible effects of solar variability will be considered, especially global warming. The observational and theoretical basis of our current understanding will be presented.