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Astronomy 120: Origins

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ASTR 120 is an introductory level course for non-science students with no pre-requisites. It fills the Physical Science requirement at UH.

Astronomers are the ones who get to ask the big questions about cosmic beginnings. This course is designed to address the fundamental questions of our origins. These will include:

And, of course,

This course will be of interest to those students interested in the "Big Picture" of our origins. And to those with a philosophical bent and a curiosity about our place in the cosmos.