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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASTRO 1104

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5457ASTRO 1102  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5458ASTRO 1102  DIS 201

    • T
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5459ASTRO 1102  DIS 202

    • M
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5460ASTRO 1102  DIS 203

    • M
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5461ASTRO 1102  DIS 204

    • M
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5462ASTRO 1102  DIS 205

    • T
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5463ASTRO 1102  DIS 206

    • T
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5464ASTRO 1102  DIS 207

    • W
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5465ASTRO 1102  DIS 208

    • W
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5466ASTRO 1102  DIS 209

    • W
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5467ASTRO 1102  DIS 211

    • W
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

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

  •  5468ASTRO 1104  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5469ASTRO 1104  DIS 201

    • T
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5470ASTRO 1104  DIS 202

    • M
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5471ASTRO 1104  DIS 203

    • M
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5472ASTRO 1104  DIS 204

    • M
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5473ASTRO 1104  DIS 205

    • T
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5474ASTRO 1104  DIS 206

    • T
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5475ASTRO 1104  DIS 207

    • W
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5476ASTRO 1104  DIS 208

    • W
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5477ASTRO 1104  DIS 209

    • W
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5478ASTRO 1104  DIS 211

    • W
    • Nicholson, P

      Squyres, S

  •  5479ASTRO 1104  LAB 401

  •  5480ASTRO 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 GradeNoAud

  •  7516ASTRO 2201  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Battaglia, N

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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7517ASTRO 2201  LEC 002

    • MWF
    • Haynes, M

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 Opt NoAud

  •  7518ASTRO 2211  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Lewis, N

ASTRO 2290

Provides a geometrically based introduction to special and general relativity, followed by consideration of astrophysical applications. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16141ASTRO 2290  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Chernoff, D

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

  • 16140ASTRO 3301  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Kaltenegger, L

      Lunine, J

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 Stdnt Opt

  • 16142ASTRO 4432  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Lai, D

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 Opt NoAud

  •  5267ASTRO 4940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bean, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5268ASTRO 4940  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chernoff, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5269ASTRO 4940  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Cordes, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5270ASTRO 4940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5272ASTRO 4940  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Haynes, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5273ASTRO 4940  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Herter, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5274ASTRO 4940  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Lai, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5275ASTRO 4940  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Lloyd, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5276ASTRO 4940  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Lovelace, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6996ASTRO 4940  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Lunine, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5277ASTRO 4940  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5278ASTRO 4940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Romanova, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5279ASTRO 4940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Squyres, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5280ASTRO 4940  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Stacey, G

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5281ASTRO 4940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5282ASTRO 4940  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Battaglia, N

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5283ASTRO 4940  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Wasserman, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6881ASTRO 4940  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Banfield, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6882ASTRO 4940  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Helfenstein, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6883ASTRO 4940  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Kidder, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6884ASTRO 4940  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Loredo, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6885ASTRO 4940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, R

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6886ASTRO 4940  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Lewis, N

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7193ASTRO 4940  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Riechers, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7194ASTRO 4940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • Hayes, A

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7772ASTRO 4940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Kaltenegger, L

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: PHYS 6554

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17563ASTRO 6510  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Hartman, T

ASTRO 6523

The course aims to provide tools for modeling and mining data for the kinds of signals encountered in the physical sciences and engineering.  Machine learning and statistical inference methods will build ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16143ASTRO 6523  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cordes, J

ASTRO 6560

Intended to provide a systematic development of stellar astrophysics, both theory and observations. Topics include hydrostatic equilibrium; equation of state; radiation transfer and atmospheres; convection ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: PHYS 7667

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16144ASTRO 6560  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Wasserman, I

ASTRO 6940

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

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5326ASTRO 6940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bean, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5327ASTRO 6940  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chernoff, D

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5328ASTRO 6940  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Cordes, J

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Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5329ASTRO 6940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5330ASTRO 6940  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Battaglia, N

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5331ASTRO 6940  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Haynes, M

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5332ASTRO 6940  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Herter, T

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Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5333ASTRO 6940  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Lai, D

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Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5334ASTRO 6940  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Lloyd, J

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Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5335ASTRO 6940  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Lovelace, R

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Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6994ASTRO 6940  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Lunine, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5336ASTRO 6940  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5337ASTRO 6940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Romanova, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5338ASTRO 6940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Squyres, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5339ASTRO 6940  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Stacey, G

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5340ASTRO 6940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5341ASTRO 6940  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Wasserman, I

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6887ASTRO 6940  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Banfield, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6888ASTRO 6940  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Helfenstein, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6889ASTRO 6940  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Kidder, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6890ASTRO 6940  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Loredo, T

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6891ASTRO 6940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, R

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6995ASTRO 6940  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Lewis, N

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7195ASTRO 6940  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Riechers, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7196ASTRO 6940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • Hayes, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7773ASTRO 6940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Kaltenegger, L