Astronomy Bizarre (Astro 250):
Spring 2014

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"There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened." -- Douglas Adams

Astro 250 is a second course in astronomy designed for non-science majors (though scientific types are welcome). We explore the more bizarre objects and events of the Universe in more detail than is possible in Astro 120 or 150, using lectures, videos, computer exercises, in-class activities, professional laboratory visits, etc. Explore the links in this page! The information here is designed for those in the class, but others might find some fun things too. Here is the official ISU course catalog entry

The course meets on MWF at 2:10 in Physics 58, and is taught by Steve Kawaler.


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