Fall 2013 not offered
The fundamentals of astrophysics are applied to the galaxy and objects therein. Topics include the interstellar medium, stellar populations, galactic structure, formation, and evolution.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (ASTR155 AND ASTR211)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ASTR)(SISP)
Binney & Merrifield, GALACTIC ASTRONOMY
Spitzer, PHYSICAL PROCESSES IN THE INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly or bi-weekly problem sets, as well as a research project will be assigned. There will be in-class exams and a final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
ASTR221 is for undergraduates only. ASTR521 is for graduate students only.