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Faculty of Arts and SciencesAstronomyEdo Berger
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2015-2016  (show academic calendar)TuTh   10:00 a.m. - 11:29 a.m.Observatory A 101 (FAS)
Credit Level

This full year half course will cover a broad range of contemporary topics in observational and theoretical astrophysics through a set of 10-12 two-week modules taught by members of the Astronomy Department faculty. The course will meet twice per week, and each module will be comprised of a stand-alone topic with a single homework assignment. Enrolled students will be required to sign up for the full year and attend half of the offered modules. Students must complete both parts of this course (parts A and B) within the same academic year in order to receive credit.  

Recommended: This course is open to all astronomy graduate students or by request.

This course offered alternate years.

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Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.

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