2014-2015 General Catalog 
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2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR 3060 - Intro to Astrophysics

3 Credit(s)

Enrollment Requirement:  / 
Components: Lecture

An introductory course in astrophysics including observational astronomy (celestial coordinates, astronomical instruments, stellar magnitudes and spectra) and stellar astrophysics (radiation and energy transport, stellar evolution, star formation). Discusses novae and supernovae, white dwarves, neutron stars, and black holes. The course will introduce concepts of statistical mechanics, quantum mechanics, special relativity and general relativity as needed to help explore the course topics.

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