James Lowenthal


Photo of AST 113
Students in AST 113 observe the spectrum of an ionized mystery gas.

I teach undergraduate level classes in Astronomy ranging from intro lectures to upper level astrophysics seminars and observational techniques workshops. Many of the classes are interactive, hands-on, inquiry-based format.

Courses taught 2013-2021

  • AST 100: Survey of the Universe
  • AST 102: Sky and Time
  • AST 111: Introduction to Astronomy
  • AST 113: Sky and Telescopes
  • AST 128: Astrophysics I
  • AST 214/220: Astronomy and Public Policy 
  • AST226: Cosmology
  • AST 337: Observational Techniques of Optical and Infrared Astronomy