PHSX 594: Cosmology and Culture


Assignment 0 Due August 26 11:00 PM

  1. Your name/year/major
  2. Why did you choose to take this course?
  3. What do you hope to learn in this course?
  4. What do you think you will be doing in 5 years' time?
  5. Any comments, ideas, witticisms, words of wisdom, works of art, good jokes, bad jokes, suggestions, etc. ...

Assignment 1 Due August 28 2:00 PM

Group Assignment:

Choose 15 ancient cosmologies from around the world.
Tell the story.
Portray effectively how a given culture perceives and organizes the world.
Classify the cosmologies in as many categories as you can think of.