Program Description: The department of astronomy at the University of Toronto Mississauga offers programs in all aspects of modern astronomy, including astrophysics, astronomy technology, planetary sciences, cosmology, and mathematical cosmology. The department has an internationally recognized reputation for its research and instruction.
A course that introduces students to the standard physics and astronomy background, including the basics of modern astrophysics. Topics include the history, structure, and evolution of the universe, cosmology, general relativity, black holes, and the origin and composition of the universe. The course also includes the standard topics of Earth science and physical geography.
A continuation of Astrophysics I, but with an emphasis on the special topics in astrophysics, including stars, supernovae, planets, stars and interstellar gas, and galaxies. Topics are selected to meet the specific interests of the students.
A course that introduces students to the fundamental problems that astronomy addresses, including the origin and evolution of the universe, the evolution of the universe through time, and the structure and evolution of the universe. The course will also include the standard topics of Earth science and physical geography. 827ec27edc