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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Jan 19, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

ASTR 3460 - Development of Modern Astronomy


The 20th Century saw a revolution in our study of the origin and evolution of the universe. It was a dynamic period with the opening of the electromagnetic spectrum and the transition to “Big Science.” This course is a survey of the development of modern astrophysics, with an emphasis on the second half of the 20th Century. Prerequisite: A 1000- or 2000-level ASTR course or instructor permission.



Credits: 3