Astronomy (ASTRO)Arts and Sciences

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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

  •  4028 ASTRO 1102   LEC 001

    • MWF Ives Hall 305
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lewis, N

      Schmidt, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4029 ASTRO 1102   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4030 ASTRO 1102   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4031 ASTRO 1102   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4032 ASTRO 1102   DIS 204

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4033 ASTRO 1102   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4034 ASTRO 1102   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4035 ASTRO 1102   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4036 ASTRO 1102   DIS 208

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4037 ASTRO 1102   DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4038 ASTRO 1102   DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 18158 ASTRO 1104   LEC 001

    • MWF Ives Hall 305
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lewis, N

      Schmidt, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18159 ASTRO 1104   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18160 ASTRO 1104   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18161 ASTRO 1104   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18162 ASTRO 1104   DIS 204

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18163 ASTRO 1104   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18164 ASTRO 1104   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18165 ASTRO 1104   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18166 ASTRO 1104   DIS 208

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18167 ASTRO 1104   DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18168 ASTRO 1104   DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18169 ASTRO 1104   LAB 401

    • R Clark Hall 132
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18170 ASTRO 1104   LAB 402

    • T Clark Hall 132
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 Opt NoAud

  •  5806 ASTRO 2201   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5807 ASTRO 2201   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  5808 ASTRO 2211   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17870 ASTRO 2299   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ASTRO 3302

This course 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17840 ASTRO 3302   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  7060 ASTRO 3334   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7061 ASTRO 3334   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17894 ASTRO 4431   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  3845 ASTRO 4940   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bean, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3846 ASTRO 4940   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Chernoff, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3847 ASTRO 4940   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Cordes, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3848 ASTRO 4940   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Flanagan, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3849 ASTRO 4940   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Haynes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3850 ASTRO 4940   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Herter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3851 ASTRO 4940   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lai, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3852 ASTRO 4940   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lloyd, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3853 ASTRO 4940   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Niemack, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5378 ASTRO 4940   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lunine, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3854 ASTRO 4940   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Nicholson, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3855 ASTRO 4940   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Romanova, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3856 ASTRO 4940   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stacey, G

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18041 ASTRO 4940   IND 621

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schmidt, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3857 ASTRO 4940   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Teukolsky, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3858 ASTRO 4940   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Battaglia, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3859 ASTRO 4940   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Wasserman, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5280 ASTRO 4940   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Banfield, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5281 ASTRO 4940   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Helfenstein, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5282 ASTRO 4940   IND 627

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kidder, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5283 ASTRO 4940   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Loredo, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5284 ASTRO 4940   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Sullivan, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5285 ASTRO 4940   IND 630

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lewis, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5554 ASTRO 4940   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Savransky, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5555 ASTRO 4940   IND 636

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hayes, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5990 ASTRO 4940   IND 637

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kaltenegger, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  • 17895 ASTRO 6570   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: EAS 5770

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18015 ASTRO 6577   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: EAS 5770

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18016 ASTRO 6577   LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hayes, A

      Pritchard, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Students enrolling in Lec 002 will pay a fee to defray travel costs for a Field Trip. Fee amount will be announced once classes start, before the end of the add/drop period.

  • 18096 ASTRO 6577   FLD 802

    • TBA
    • Apr 1 - Apr 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Travel to Death Valley and Mohave, CA; travel days between 4/1-10/2022.

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MAE 6720

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19256 ASTRO 6579   LEC 001

    • MW Phillips Hall 213
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Savransky, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  3900 ASTRO 6940   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bean, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3901 ASTRO 6940   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Chernoff, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3902 ASTRO 6940   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Cordes, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3903 ASTRO 6940   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Flanagan, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3905 ASTRO 6940   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Haynes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3906 ASTRO 6940   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Herter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3907 ASTRO 6940   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lai, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3908 ASTRO 6940   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lloyd, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3909 ASTRO 6940   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Niemack, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5376 ASTRO 6940   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lunine, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3910 ASTRO 6940   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Nicholson, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3911 ASTRO 6940   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Romanova, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3912 ASTRO 6940   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stacey, G

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18063 ASTRO 6940   IND 621

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schmidt, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3913 ASTRO 6940   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Teukolsky, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18064 ASTRO 6940   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Battaglia, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3914 ASTRO 6940   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Wasserman, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5286 ASTRO 6940   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Banfield, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5287 ASTRO 6940   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Helfenstein, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5288 ASTRO 6940   IND 627

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kidder, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5289 ASTRO 6940   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Loredo, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5290 ASTRO 6940   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Sullivan, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18065 ASTRO 6940   IND 630

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lewis, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5377 ASTRO 6940   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lewis, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5556 ASTRO 6940   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Savransky, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5557 ASTRO 6940   IND 636

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hayes, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5991 ASTRO 6940   IND 637

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kaltenegger, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

ASTRO 7620

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: ISM, Galaxies and MMA

  • 20264 ASTRO 7620   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Chatterjee, S

      Cordes, J

      Herter, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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: Seminal Results

  •  7062 ASTRO 7683   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Battaglia, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Day/time will be determined by instructor according to grad students' schedules.