May 31, 2020  
2019-2020 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2019-2020 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AST 160 - Cosmology: The Big Bang the End of Time: GT-SC2

3 Credits

Explores the birth, large scale structure and eventual fate of the universe. The course will examine the evidence for, and science behind, the Big Bang and inflation, the expanding universe, dark matter and dark energy, and the possible futures of the universe as a whole. The rise of complex life in our universe, the anthropic principle and the theory of multiple universes will also be included. Unification theories may be covered. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category.

Prerequisite(s): CCR 092  (or higher) or equivalent and MAT 050 /MAT 055  or equivalent.