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Intermediate Astrophysics

Instructor
Belloni

Astrophysical concepts are considered using the techniques of classical mechanics, electromagnetic theory, statistical mechanics, and quantum mechanics. Topics include: star formation, the structure and evolution of degenerate stars, supernova explosions, special and general relativity, and cosmology.


Prerequisites:

Two or more of Physics 330, 350, 360, and 400, or permission of the instructor.