PHYS 710 (01) - Astrophysics I

Astrophysics I

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 16537
A comprehensive review of modern astrophysics. Topics covered include the celestial sphere, celestial mechanics, the tools of the modern astronomer (including different types of telescopes for studying the electromagnetic radiation from space), stellar spectra, stellar atmospheres, stellar interiors, the formation of stars, stellar evolution, and the stellar graveyard (white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes). Prereq: MATH 525/MATH 526 or MATH 527/MATH 528, PHYS 505/PHYS 506.
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Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am DEM 251