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ASTR561 — Fall 2013

ASTR561: 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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(PHYS 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.

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Giannios, Dimitrios


Textbook(s) for Fall 2013

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
REQUIRED: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 1 Ed. (November 14, 2006) 978-3-642-06971-0 Springer Science & Business Media LLC Optional
REQUIRED: Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd; January 7, 2008 0691130272 Benjamin Cummings Optional

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