Astronomy (ASTRO)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

ASTRO 1102

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5385ASTRO 1102  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5386ASTRO 1102  DIS 201

    • T
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5387ASTRO 1102  DIS 202

    • M
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5388ASTRO 1102  DIS 203

    • M
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5389ASTRO 1102  DIS 204

    • M
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5390ASTRO 1102  DIS 205

    • T
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5391ASTRO 1102  DIS 206

    • T
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5392ASTRO 1102  DIS 207

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5393ASTRO 1102  DIS 208

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5394ASTRO 1102  DIS 209

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5395ASTRO 1102  DIS 211

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

ASTRO 1104

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

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5396ASTRO 1104  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5397ASTRO 1104  DIS 201

    • T
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5398ASTRO 1104  DIS 202

    • M
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5399ASTRO 1104  DIS 203

    • M
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5400ASTRO 1104  DIS 204

    • M
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5401ASTRO 1104  DIS 205

    • T
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5402ASTRO 1104  DIS 206

    • T
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5403ASTRO 1104  DIS 207

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5404ASTRO 1104  DIS 208

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5405ASTRO 1104  DIS 209

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5406ASTRO 1104  DIS 211

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5407ASTRO 1104  LAB 401

    • M
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

  •  5408ASTRO 1104  LAB 402

    • W
    • Lewis, N

      Lunine, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7371ASTRO 2201  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Battaglia, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7372ASTRO 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7373ASTRO 2211  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Herter, T

ASTRO 2299

This course surveys the possibilities for life in the universe and the search for it, against the backdrop of our modern understanding of the cosmos.  It covers ideas about the origin of the universe and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17282ASTRO 2299  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Cordes, J

      Kaltenegger, L

ASTRO 3303

This course provides an overview of our current understanding of how galaxies have evolved over the last 13+ billion years and how their evolution has been influenced by their local intergalactic environment.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16996ASTRO 3303  LEC 001

ASTRO 3334

Introduction to the tools of data processing and analysis for research in astronomy.  The course reviews the techniques employed in astrophysical research, both observational and theoretical, to explore ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17371ASTRO 3334  LEC 001

  • 17372ASTRO 3334  LAB 401

ASTRO 3340

Introduces Mathematica and modern symbolic manipulator programs to students in quantitative disciplines. The course will cover language concepts, programming tools and techniques and draw examples from ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASTRO 7340

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17002ASTRO 3340  LEC 001

ASTRO 4431

Major topics include: the structure and evolution of stars; solar neutrino astronomy; stellar seismology; the physics of white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes; the physics of low mass stars and connection ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16735ASTRO 4431  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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5197ASTRO 4940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bean, R

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5198ASTRO 4940  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chernoff, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5199ASTRO 4940  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Cordes, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5200ASTRO 4940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5201ASTRO 4940  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Haynes, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5202ASTRO 4940  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Herter, T

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5203ASTRO 4940  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Lai, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5204ASTRO 4940  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Lloyd, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5205ASTRO 4940  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Lovelace, R

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6881ASTRO 4940  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Lunine, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5206ASTRO 4940  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5207ASTRO 4940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Romanova, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5208ASTRO 4940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Squyres, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5209ASTRO 4940  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Stacey, G

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5210ASTRO 4940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5211ASTRO 4940  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Battaglia, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5212ASTRO 4940  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Wasserman, I

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6769ASTRO 4940  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Banfield, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6770ASTRO 4940  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Helfenstein, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6771ASTRO 4940  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Kidder, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6772ASTRO 4940  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Loredo, T

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6773ASTRO 4940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, R

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6774ASTRO 4940  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Lewis, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7074ASTRO 4940  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Riechers, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7075ASTRO 4940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • Hayes, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7614ASTRO 4940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Kaltenegger, L

ASTRO 6570

A graduate-level introduction to Planetary Science with an emphasis on the application of basic physical principles. Topics to be covered include: planetary dynamics, including satellite orbits, tidal ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17022ASTRO 6570  LEC 001

ASTRO 6577

Survey of remote sensing techniques used to observe the surfaces of solar system bodies and the geomorphic processes involved in their formation and evolution. Surface morphology and landforms of terrestrial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Field studies optional. Combined with: EAS 5770

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  • 17111ASTRO 6577  LEC 001

  • 17113ASTRO 6577  FLD 801

  • Students will pay a fee to defray travel costs. Fee amount will be announced once classes start, before the end of the add/drop period.

ASTRO 6579

A graduate level course in astrodynamics and trajectory design. Course topics include a brief review of the two body problem, impulsive transfers, and perturbations; orbit determination and one-way ranging; ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 6720

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16459ASTRO 6579  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Savransky, D

ASTRO 6940

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5255ASTRO 6940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bean, R

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5256ASTRO 6940  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Chernoff, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5257ASTRO 6940  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Cordes, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5258ASTRO 6940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5259ASTRO 6940  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Battaglia, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5260ASTRO 6940  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Haynes, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5261ASTRO 6940  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Herter, T

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5262ASTRO 6940  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Lai, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5263ASTRO 6940  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Lloyd, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5264ASTRO 6940  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Lovelace, R

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6879ASTRO 6940  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Lunine, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5265ASTRO 6940  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5266ASTRO 6940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Romanova, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5267ASTRO 6940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Squyres, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5268ASTRO 6940  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Stacey, G

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5269ASTRO 6940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5270ASTRO 6940  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Wasserman, I

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6775ASTRO 6940  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Banfield, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6776ASTRO 6940  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Helfenstein, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6777ASTRO 6940  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Kidder, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6778ASTRO 6940  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Loredo, T

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6779ASTRO 6940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, R

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  6880ASTRO 6940  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Lewis, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7076ASTRO 6940  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Riechers, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7077ASTRO 6940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • Hayes, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7615ASTRO 6940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Kaltenegger, L

ASTRO 7340

Introduces Mathematica and modern symbolic manipulator programs to students in quantitative disciplines. The course will cover language concepts, programming tools and techniques and draw examples from ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASTRO 3340

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17003ASTRO 7340  LEC 001

ASTRO 7683

This course is a reading seminar where graduate students will gain astronomy breadth, practice public speaking, and distill important results from seminal astronomy research papers. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • Topic: Numerical Simulations

  • 17373ASTRO 7683  LEC 001