Dec 15, 2019  
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 
    
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ASTR 341 - Archaeo-Astronomy


Open to non-science students. Discussion of prescientific astronomy, including Mayan, Babylonian, and ancient Chinese astronomy, and the significance of relics such as Stonehenge. Discusses the usefulness of ancient records in the study of current astrophysical problems such as supernova outbursts. Uses current literature from several disciplines, including astronomy, archaeology, and anthropology. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite/corequisite: A 100- or 200-level ASTR course, or instructor permission.

Credits: 3