ASTR S-30 A Short Tour of the Universe Guided by Einstein and Others

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7-week session | CRN 33190

This course discusses what we understand of the universe, guided by those who have shaped our understanding. Each week, we use as a springboard one or more key papers by Einstein, Penrose, Hawking, Guth, and others, and discuss the main ideas in them. All the background information needed to understand these ideas is provided in detail.

Course information
Class meetings

Tuesdays, Thursdays, 3:15-6:15 pm
Sever Hall 206

Start date

Tuesday, June 26


4 credits

Course tuition


Enrollment status

  • Limited to 22 students
    Registration Closed
  • Prerequisites

    High school algebra and trigonometry. An introductory physics course would be helpful.



    Arvind Borde, PhD.

    Senior Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus