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Fall 2020
Nov 27, 2021
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PHYS 455 - Introduction to Astrophysics
This course is a broad introduction to the observational data and theoretical concepts underlying modern astronomy and astrophysics. Topics include stellar physics, stellar evolution and remnants (white dwarves, neutron stars, pulsars, black holes), star formation, extrasolar planets, the Milky Way and other galaxies, and selections from cosmology. Students should have a mathematics background at the level of PHYS-155 (Mathematical Methods).
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physics Department

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