Towards scientific astronomy
Date: 11.2.2020, 14:15 - 16:00
Location: Lecture hall TU1, TUAS/Maarintie 8, Otaniemi campus
Teacher: Joni Tammi, Anne Lähteenmäki
Learning outcomes of the week
After this week, you should be able to:
- Describe the development of the prevalent cosmological hypotheses and observational astronomy until the end of the 19th century.
- Be familiar with the structure of our stellar and galactic neighbourhoods.
- Separate basic types of galaxies and recognise galaxy mergers.
Put into perspective popular pseudo-scientific practices related to astronomy, and recognise their effects in modern cultures.(Moved to the last lecture)