Dec 05, 2019  
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ASTR 3415 - Astrophysics

(3 credits)
Prerequisites: PHYS 2010 , MATH 1910 , or permission of instructor.

Astrophysics covers the theoretical basis of what we know about the Universe around us. Topics include stellar atmospheres and spectra, stellar interiors, nuclear physics, stellar evolution and the HR diagram, and galactic structure. Galaxies: morphology and evolution; Cosmology: Hubble’s law, the Big Bang theory, general relativity, and the history of the Universe. Three (3) hours of lecture each week.


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