ASTB03H3 Great Moments in Astronomy

An examination of the people, the background and the events associated with some major advances in astronomy.
Emphasis is given to the role of a few key individuals and to how their ideas have revolutionized our understanding of nature and the Universe. The perspective gained is used to assess current astronomical research and its impact on society.

Prerequisite: 

4.0 full credits

Exclusion: 

AST210H

Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences