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College Catalog 2013-2014 
    
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 460 - Astrophysics


This course covers advanced topics in astrophysics. It includes spectroscopy of stars, the interaction of light and matter in stellar atmospheres and interstellar medium, nucleosynthesis and the interior of stars, the structure of the Milky Way galaxy and the evidence for dark matter, properties and the formation of different types of galaxies, large-scale structure of the Universe, and observational tests of cosmology. Three hours per week. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 113  and PHYS 331 , or consent of the instructor. Every year. (4 Credits)