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Fall 2020
Nov 30, 2021
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PHYS 1270 - Extragalactic Astronomy and High-Energy Astrophysics
This course provides an introduction to the astrophysics of galaxies, their structure and evolution, with an emphasis on physical introduction of the observations. Underlying physics concepts such as radiative transfer, nuclear reactions and accretion physics will be introduced. Intended for students at the junior level. Prerequisites: PHYS 0270 and PHYS 0470, and either MATH 0190 or MATH 0200, or instructor permission.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion Section/Conference, Primary Meeting

Physics Department

Course Attributes:
Writing - Designated Courses

Undergraduate level PHYS 0270 Minimum Grade of S and Undergraduate level PHYS 0470 Minimum Grade of S and (Undergraduate level MATH 0190 Minimum Grade of S or Undergraduate level MATH 0200 Minimum Grade of S)

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