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PHYS561 — Fall 2016

PHYS561: Galaxies and Large Scale Structure (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Fall, Spring CR: 3.0


Graduate status or PHYS 342 or PHYS 344

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(ASTR 561) Covers basic observed properties and models of galactic structure, dynamics of stars, physics of interstellar medium, formation of galaxies, properties of clusters of galaxies, and dark matter.


Giannios, Dimitrios


Textbook(s) for Fall 2016
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd; January 7, 2008 0691130272 Princeton University Press Required

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