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ASTR062 HM - Introduction to Astrophysics


Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Lyzenga

Offered: Spring

Description: A general survey of modern astrophysics. Topics covered include electromagnetic radiation, gravitation, stellar structure and evolution, the interstellar medium and the birth of stars, supernovae and the death of stars (including the physics of neutron stars and black holes), synthesis of the elements, and the formation, structure and evolution of galaxies and of the universe. Offered jointly with Pomona and Keck Sciences.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS051 HM