Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

ASTR560 (ASTR56000)


Spring, 3 credits


Graduate status or PHYS 342 or PHYS 344


(PHYS 560) Observational basis of astrophysics; formation of galaxies and stars; evolution of stars; white dwarfs, supernovae and neutron stars, pulsars, quasars, black holes; cosmic rays, their origin and acceleration; radio astronomy, radio galaxies; the H-21 cm line and the 3mK blackbody radiation; gravitational radiation; X-ray and g-ray astronomy; cosmology; space physics, magnetosphere, and solar wind.

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