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PHYS561 — Fall 2022

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

Offering:

Fall, Spring CR: 3.0

Prerequisites:

Graduate status or PHYS 342 or PHYS 344

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Description:

(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.

Instructor(s):

LYUTIKOV, MAXIM

Email:

lyutikov@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2022

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction Peter Schneider 978-3642069710 Springer Optional This book is highly recommended for the course.
Galactic Dynamics James Binney and Scott Tremaine 2nd 978-0691130279 Princeton University Press Optional This book is highly recommended for the course.

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