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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ASTR 36400 - Stars And Galaxies

This course is intended for students in Science or Engineering. This is the second of a two-semester introductory sequence on astronomy and astrophysics, although it is designed to be a standalone course. It is intended mainly for Science and Engineering majors who are comfortable with calculus-based content. The course provides an overview of the formation and evolution of stars, galaxies, and clusters of galaxies. Selected topics that are covered in more detail include stellar structure and atmosphere, properties of black holes, neutron stars, and white dwarfs, galactic dynamics, and dark matter in galaxies and clusters of galaxies. 

Preparation for Course
P: PHYS 15200 or PHYS 21800 or PHYS 22000.

Cr. 3.
This course is intended for students in Science or Engineering.