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SchoolDepartmentFaculty
Faculty of Arts and SciencesAstronomyJonathan Grindlay and Paul Nulsen
TermDay and TimeLocation
Spring 2015-2016  (show academic calendar)MW   2:00 p.m. - 3:29 p.m.Observatory A 101 (FAS)
Credits
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
Graduate

Description
Discussion of relativistic and high-energy astrophysical phenomena and observational techniques. Accretion onto compact stars (white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes); active galactic nuclei, galaxy clusters. Gamma-ray bursts and cosmic rays. X-ray and gamma-ray background.

Notes
This course offered in alternate years.

Exam Group
FAS07_D

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

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