ASTRO 2211

ASTRO 2211

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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, neutron stars, and black holes; galaxy formation and structure; and cosmology. The roles of quantum physics, particle physics, and relativity in astrophysics are discussed (no prior knowledge of these is assumed). The course is more in-depth than ASTRO 1101/ASTRO 1103. All course materials are made available online.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Intended for: first and second year students with interests in astronomy and astrophysical science, including (but not limited to) engineering and physical sciences students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: introductory calculus or co-registration in MATH 1110 or MATH 1910 or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7866ASTRO 2211  LEC 001