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ASTR560 — Spring 2017

ASTR560: Stellar Evolution (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Spring, 3 credits


Graduate status or PHYS 342 or PHYS 344

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(PHYS 560) Observational basis of astrophysics; formation of galaxies and stars; evolution of stars; white dwarfs, supernovae and neutron stars, pulsars, quasars, black holes; cosmic rays, their origin and acceleration; radio astronomy, radio galaxies; the H-21 cm line and the 3mK blackbody radiation; gravitational radiation; X-ray and g-ray astronomy; cosmology; space physics, magnetosphere, and solar wind.


Lee, Kyoung-Soo


Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics B. Carroll & D. Ostile 2nd; (July 28, 2006) 978-0805304022 Addison-Wesley Required
Stellar Evolution Nucleosynthesis Sean G. Ryan 1st; (February 8, 2010) 978-0521133203 Cambridge University Press Required

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