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ASTR 340 GW : The Big Bang - GWAR

Prerequisites: ENG 214 (or equivalent) with grade of C or better; PHYS 320 (or equivalent) with grade of C- or better.
Description: Introduction to cosmology, from earlier human conceptions of the universe, through the hot big bang and inflation; early universe, nucleosynthesis, dark matter, dark energy, photon and neutrino backgrounds, and observational tests of cosmology. This course is offered as ASTR 340 GW and PHYS 340 GW. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix. [GWAR]
Units: 3
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