Astronomy (ASTRO)Arts and Sciences

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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

  •  5244ASTRO 1102  LEC 001

  •  5245ASTRO 1102  DIS 201

  •  5246ASTRO 1102  DIS 202

  •  5247ASTRO 1102  DIS 203

  •  5248ASTRO 1102  DIS 204

  •  5249ASTRO 1102  DIS 205

  •  5250ASTRO 1102  DIS 206

  •  5251ASTRO 1102  DIS 207

  •  5252ASTRO 1102  DIS 208

  •  5253ASTRO 1102  DIS 209

  •  5254ASTRO 1102  DIS 211

ASTRO 1104

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

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory. Combined with: ASTRO 1102

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5255ASTRO 1104  LEC 001

  •  5256ASTRO 1104  DIS 201

  •  5257ASTRO 1104  DIS 202

  •  5258ASTRO 1104  DIS 203

  •  5259ASTRO 1104  DIS 204

  •  5260ASTRO 1104  DIS 205

  •  5261ASTRO 1104  DIS 206

  •  5262ASTRO 1104  DIS 207

  •  5263ASTRO 1104  DIS 208

  •  5264ASTRO 1104  DIS 209

  •  5265ASTRO 1104  DIS 211

  •  5266ASTRO 1104  LAB 401

  •  5267ASTRO 1104  LAB 402

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

  •  8163ASTRO 2201  LEC 001

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8164ASTRO 2201  LEC 002

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

  •  8165ASTRO 2211  LEC 001

ASTRO 3302

Covers the formation and birth of stars, their lives on the main sequence and their evolution of the main sequence to their final end-states as white dwarfs, neutron stars or black holes. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16924ASTRO 3302  LEC 001

ASTRO 4432

An overview of modern astrophysical concepts for physical science and engineering students similar in terms of level, style and prerequisites as ASTRO 4431. A previous knowledge of the ASTRO 4431 material ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16920ASTRO 4432  LEC 001

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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5022ASTRO 4940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bean, R

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  •  5023ASTRO 4940  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bell, J

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  •  5024ASTRO 4940  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Burns, J

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  •  5025ASTRO 4940  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Campbell, D

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  •  5026ASTRO 4940  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chernoff, D

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  •  5027ASTRO 4940  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Cordes, J

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  •  5028ASTRO 4940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

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  •  5029ASTRO 4940  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Gierasch, P

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  •  5030ASTRO 4940  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Giovanelli, R

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  •  5031ASTRO 4940  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Haynes, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5032ASTRO 4940  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Herter, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5033ASTRO 4940  IND 612

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    • Houck, J

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  •  5034ASTRO 4940  IND 613

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    • Lai, D

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  •  5035ASTRO 4940  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Lloyd, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5036ASTRO 4940  IND 615

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    • Lovelace, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7061ASTRO 4940  IND 616

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    • Lunine, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5037ASTRO 4940  IND 617

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    • Nicholson, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5038ASTRO 4940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Romanova, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5039ASTRO 4940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Squyres, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5040ASTRO 4940  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Stacey, G

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5041ASTRO 4940  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Terzian, Y

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5042ASTRO 4940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5043ASTRO 4940  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Veverka, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5044ASTRO 4940  IND 624

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    • Wasserman, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6896ASTRO 4940  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Banfield, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6897ASTRO 4940  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Helfenstein, P

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  •  6898ASTRO 4940  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Kidder, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6899ASTRO 4940  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Loredo, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6900ASTRO 4940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6901ASTRO 4940  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Thomas, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6944ASTRO 4940  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Sloan, G

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7062ASTRO 4940  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Hedman, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7063ASTRO 4940  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Spoon, H

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7064ASTRO 4940  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Tiscareno, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7317ASTRO 4940  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Riechers, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7318ASTRO 4940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • Hayes, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9057ASTRO 4940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Kaltenegger, L

ASTRO 6500

No description available. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • Topic: Scientific Issues in Landing Site of Mars2020 Rove

  • 18792ASTRO 6500  SEM 101

    • M
    • Hayes, A

  • Undergraduates will be required to obtain instructor permission. Class to be held in SPIF Library, Space Sciences Building.

ASTRO 6511

Compact objects (neutron stars, black holes and white dwarfs) are the endpoints of stellar evolution. They are responsible for some of the most exotic phenomena in the universe including: supernova explosion, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHYS 6525

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16921ASTRO 6511  LEC 001

ASTRO 6516

Introduction to the study of the structure of galaxies via the laws of modern physics. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16925ASTRO 6516  LEC 001

ASTRO 6578

Survey of chemical and physical processes important to the origin and evolution of planetary systems. The first part of the course will cover the formation of planets including the astronomical context, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: EAS 5780

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16927ASTRO 6578  LEC 001

ASTRO 6940

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

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5097ASTRO 6940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bean, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5098ASTRO 6940  IND 602

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    • Bell, J

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  •  5099ASTRO 6940  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Burns, J

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  •  5100ASTRO 6940  IND 604

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    • Campbell, D

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  •  5101ASTRO 6940  IND 605

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    • Chernoff, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5102ASTRO 6940  IND 606

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    • Cordes, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5103ASTRO 6940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5104ASTRO 6940  IND 608

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    • Gierasch, P

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  •  5105ASTRO 6940  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Giovanelli, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5106ASTRO 6940  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Haynes, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5107ASTRO 6940  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Herter, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5108ASTRO 6940  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Houck, J

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  •  5109ASTRO 6940  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Lai, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5110ASTRO 6940  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Lloyd, J

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  •  5111ASTRO 6940  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Lovelace, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7056ASTRO 6940  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Lunine, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5112ASTRO 6940  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5113ASTRO 6940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Romanova, M

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  •  5114ASTRO 6940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Squyres, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5115ASTRO 6940  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Stacey, G

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  •  5116ASTRO 6940  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Terzian, Y

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  •  5117ASTRO 6940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

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  •  5118ASTRO 6940  IND 623

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    • Veverka, J

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  •  5119ASTRO 6940  IND 624

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    • Wasserman, I

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  •  6902ASTRO 6940  IND 625

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    • Banfield, D

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  •  6903ASTRO 6940  IND 626

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    • Helfenstein, P

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  •  6904ASTRO 6940  IND 627

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    • Kidder, L

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  •  6905ASTRO 6940  IND 628

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    • Loredo, T

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  •  6906ASTRO 6940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, R

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  •  6907ASTRO 6940  IND 630

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    • Thomas, P

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  •  7057ASTRO 6940  IND 631

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    • Sloan, G

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  •  7058ASTRO 6940  IND 632

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    • Hedman, M

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  •  7059ASTRO 6940  IND 633

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    • Spoon, H

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  •  7060ASTRO 6940  IND 634

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    • Tiscareno, M

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  •  7319ASTRO 6940  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Riechers, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7320ASTRO 6940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • Hayes, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9058ASTRO 6940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Kaltenegger, L

ASTRO 7671

Course explores current issues in planetary science. Topics vary by semester. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Latest Research on Extrasolar Planets

  •  8528ASTRO 7671  SEM 101

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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  •   Combined with: PHYS 4480PHYS 7680

  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  7640ASTRO 7690  LEC 001