Astronomy (ASTRO)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

ASTRO 1102

The past few decades have seen incredible advances in the exploration of our solar system. In this course students learn about the current state and past evolution of the Sun and its family of planets, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASTRO 1104

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5764ASTRO 1102  LEC 001

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  •  5765ASTRO 1102  DIS 201

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  •  5766ASTRO 1102  DIS 202

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  •  5767ASTRO 1102  DIS 203

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  •  5768ASTRO 1102  DIS 204

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  •  5769ASTRO 1102  DIS 205

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  •  5770ASTRO 1102  DIS 206

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  •  5771ASTRO 1102  DIS 207

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  •  5772ASTRO 1102  DIS 208

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  •  5773ASTRO 1102  DIS 209

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  •  5775ASTRO 1102  DIS 211

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ASTRO 1104

Identical to ASTRO 1102 except for addition of the laboratory. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory. Combined with: ASTRO 1102

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5777ASTRO 1104  LEC 001

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  •  5778ASTRO 1104  DIS 201

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  •  5779ASTRO 1104  DIS 202

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  •  5780ASTRO 1104  DIS 203

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  •  5781ASTRO 1104  DIS 204

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  •  5782ASTRO 1104  DIS 205

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  •  5783ASTRO 1104  DIS 206

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  •  5784ASTRO 1104  DIS 207

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  •  5785ASTRO 1104  DIS 208

    • TBA
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  •  5786ASTRO 1104  DIS 209

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  •  5788ASTRO 1104  DIS 211

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  •  5790ASTRO 1104  LAB 401

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  •  5791ASTRO 1104  LAB 402

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ASTRO 2201

General discussion of how the universe has evolved since the Big Bang era and how our understanding of it has changed from ancient to modern times. Several main themes are covered over the course of the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15705ASTRO 2201  LEC 001

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15706ASTRO 2201  LEC 002

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ASTRO 2211

Course surveying the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang onwards: what happens in the first few minutes of the universe's life; star formation, structure, and evolution; the physics of white dwarfs, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15707ASTRO 2211  LEC 001

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ASTRO 3301

Hundreds of planets around other stars have been discovered over the past two decades, and many more discoveries are sure to come.  How are these discoveries made and what are the properties of these exoplanets ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15708ASTRO 3301  LEC 001

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ASTRO 4433

An introduction to theoretical and observational cosmology aimed at interested science and engineering majors. Topics include an introduction to general relativity as applied to the cosmos; the cosmic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: PHYS 4433

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15709ASTRO 4433  LEC 001

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ASTRO 4940

Individuals work on selected topics. A program of study is devised by the student and instructor. view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5532ASTRO 4940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bean, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5533ASTRO 4940  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bell, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5534ASTRO 4940  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Burns, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5535ASTRO 4940  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Campbell, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5536ASTRO 4940  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chernoff, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5537ASTRO 4940  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Cordes, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5538ASTRO 4940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5539ASTRO 4940  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Gierasch, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5540ASTRO 4940  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Giovanelli, R

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5541ASTRO 4940  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Haynes, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5542ASTRO 4940  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Herter, T

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5543ASTRO 4940  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Houck, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5544ASTRO 4940  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Lai, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5545ASTRO 4940  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Lloyd, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5546ASTRO 4940  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Lovelace, R

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7785ASTRO 4940  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Lunine, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5547ASTRO 4940  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5548ASTRO 4940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Romanova, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5549ASTRO 4940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Squyres, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5550ASTRO 4940  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Stacey, G

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5551ASTRO 4940  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Terzian, Y

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5552ASTRO 4940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5553ASTRO 4940  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Veverka, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5554ASTRO 4940  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Wasserman, I

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7585ASTRO 4940  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Banfield, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7586ASTRO 4940  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Helfenstein, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7587ASTRO 4940  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Kidder, L

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7588ASTRO 4940  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Loredo, T

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7589ASTRO 4940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, R

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7590ASTRO 4940  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Thomas, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7642ASTRO 4940  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Sloan, G

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7786ASTRO 4940  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Hedman, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7787ASTRO 4940  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Spoon, H

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7788ASTRO 4940  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Tiscareno, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8099ASTRO 4940  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Riechers, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8100ASTRO 4940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • Hayes, A

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17997ASTRO 4940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Kaltenegger, L

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ASTRO 6510

A continuation of PHYS 6553 and ASTRO 6509 that covers a variety of advanced topics and applications of general relativity in astrophysics, cosmology, and high-energy physics. view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHYS 6554

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15851ASTRO 6510  LEC 001

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ASTRO 6523

Aims to provide tools for modeling and detection of various kinds of signals encountered in the physical sciences and engineering. Data mining and statistical inference from large and diverse databases ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15719ASTRO 6523  LEC 001

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ASTRO 6531

This course will survey fluid dynamics (including magnetohydrodynamics and some plasma physics) important for understanding astronomical phenomena. Topics include basic fluid and MHD concepts and equations, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15720ASTRO 6531  LEC 001

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ASTRO 6577

No description available. view course details

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  •   Combined with: EAS 5770

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  • 15721ASTRO 6577  LEC 001

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ASTRO 6940

Guided reading and seminars on topics not currently covered in regular courses. view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5608ASTRO 6940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bean, R

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5609ASTRO 6940  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bell, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5610ASTRO 6940  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Burns, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5611ASTRO 6940  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Campbell, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5612ASTRO 6940  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chernoff, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5613ASTRO 6940  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Cordes, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5614ASTRO 6940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5615ASTRO 6940  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Gierasch, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5616ASTRO 6940  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Giovanelli, R

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5617ASTRO 6940  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Haynes, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5618ASTRO 6940  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Herter, T

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5619ASTRO 6940  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Houck, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5620ASTRO 6940  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Lai, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5621ASTRO 6940  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Lloyd, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5622ASTRO 6940  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Lovelace, R

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7780ASTRO 6940  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Lunine, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5623ASTRO 6940  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5624ASTRO 6940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Romanova, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5625ASTRO 6940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Squyres, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5626ASTRO 6940  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Stacey, G

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5627ASTRO 6940  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Terzian, Y

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5628ASTRO 6940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5629ASTRO 6940  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Veverka, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5630ASTRO 6940  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Wasserman, I

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7591ASTRO 6940  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Banfield, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7592ASTRO 6940  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Helfenstein, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7593ASTRO 6940  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Kidder, L

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7594ASTRO 6940  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Loredo, T

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7595ASTRO 6940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, R

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7596ASTRO 6940  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Thomas, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7781ASTRO 6940  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Sloan, G

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7782ASTRO 6940  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Hedman, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7783ASTRO 6940  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Spoon, H

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7784ASTRO 6940  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Tiscareno, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8101ASTRO 6940  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Riechers, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8102ASTRO 6940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • Hayes, A

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17998ASTRO 6940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Kaltenegger, L

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ASTRO 7671

The course will review the current understanding of comets. Particular attention will be given to results obtained by recent spacecraft missions. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Micron to Millimeter Astronomy

  • 16450ASTRO 7671  SEM 101

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ASTRO 7690

Covers numerical methods for ordinary and partial differential equations, linear algebra and eigenvalue problems, integration, nonlinear equations, optimization, and fast Fourier transforms. Find out how ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: PHYS 4480PHYS 7680

  • 3 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  8534ASTRO 7690  LEC 001

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ASTRO 7699

Topics in condensed matter, atomic, nuclear and particle astrophysics will be treated, with examples from domains ranging from planets to white dwarfs and neutron stars. view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHYS 7665

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Seminar: Stellar Structure & Evolution

  • 15814ASTRO 7699  SEM 101

  •