Astronomy (ASTRO)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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

  •  3516 ASTRO 1102   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 305
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Herter, T

      Schmidt, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  3517 ASTRO 1102   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  3518 ASTRO 1102   DIS 202

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  •  3519 ASTRO 1102   DIS 203

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  •  3520 ASTRO 1102   DIS 204

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  •  3521 ASTRO 1102   DIS 205

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  •  3522 ASTRO 1102   DIS 206

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  •  3523 ASTRO 1102   DIS 207

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  •  3524 ASTRO 1102   DIS 208

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  •  3525 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

  •  7145 ASTRO 1104   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 305
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Herter, T

      Schmidt, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7146 ASTRO 1104   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7147 ASTRO 1104   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7148 ASTRO 1104   DIS 203

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  •  7149 ASTRO 1104   DIS 204

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  •  7150 ASTRO 1104   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7151 ASTRO 1104   DIS 206

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  •  7152 ASTRO 1104   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7153 ASTRO 1104   DIS 208

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7154 ASTRO 1104   DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7155 ASTRO 1104   LAB 402

    • T Clark Hall 132
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ASTRO 2034

Co-taught by professors in Comparative Literature and Astronomy, this course will introduce students to the fundamentals of astronomy concepts through readings in Black Studies. We will experiment with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 2034

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17282 ASTRO 2034   LEC 001

    • MW Malott Hall 207
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stacey, G

      Vaziri, P

  • 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

  •  5044 ASTRO 2201   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5045 ASTRO 2201   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ASTRO 2212

Introduction to the solar system with emphasis on the quantitative application of simple physical principles to the understanding of what we observe or can deduce. Topics include: planetary orbital and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16889 ASTRO 2212   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ASTRO 3301

More than five thousand planets circling other stars have been discovered over the past two decades, and many more discoveries are sure to come. With the recent launch of the James Webb Space Telescope ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16890 ASTRO 3301   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ASTRO 3310

Reviews basic techniques employed in the collection and processing of spacecraft images of solar system objects using MATLAB. Experience with MATLAB is not strictly necessary, but some general experience ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16891 ASTRO 3310   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16892 ASTRO 4432   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ASTRO 4523

This course builds upon a review of probability and statistics, and basic signal processing principles to explore, develop, and apply algorithms for discovering objects and events in astronomical data, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASTRO 6523

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16897 ASTRO 4523   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

  •  3348 ASTRO 4940   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bean, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17988 ASTRO 4940   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Battaglia, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17989 ASTRO 4940   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hayes, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3349 ASTRO 4940   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Chernoff, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3350 ASTRO 4940   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Cordes, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3351 ASTRO 4940   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Flanagan, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17990 ASTRO 4940   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Ho, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3352 ASTRO 4940   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haynes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3353 ASTRO 4940   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Herter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3354 ASTRO 4940   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lai, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3355 ASTRO 4940   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lloyd, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3356 ASTRO 4940   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Niemack, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4644 ASTRO 4940   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lunine, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3357 ASTRO 4940   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Nicholson, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3358 ASTRO 4940   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Romanova, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3359 ASTRO 4940   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stacey, G

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7101 ASTRO 4940   IND 621

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Schmidt, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3360 ASTRO 4940   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Teukolsky, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3362 ASTRO 4940   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Wasserman, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4563 ASTRO 4940   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Chatterjee, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4564 ASTRO 4940   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Helfenstein, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4565 ASTRO 4940   IND 627

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kidder, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4566 ASTRO 4940   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Loredo, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4567 ASTRO 4940   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Sullivan, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4568 ASTRO 4940   IND 630

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lewis, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7810 ASTRO 4940   IND 631

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Savransky, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17991 ASTRO 4940   IND 632

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Jayawardhana, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17992 ASTRO 4940   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Cromartie, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4808 ASTRO 4940   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • El Moutamid, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5218 ASTRO 4940   IND 637

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kaltenegger, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 6554

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18900 ASTRO 6510   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ASTRO 6523

This course builds upon a review of probability and statistics, and basic signal processing principles to explore, develop, and apply algorithms for discovering objects and events in astronomical data, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASTRO 4523

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18004 ASTRO 6523   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ASTRO 6531

This course will survey fluid dynamics (including magnetohydrodynamics and some plasma physics) important for understanding astronomical phenomena. Topics include basic fluid and MHD concepts and equations, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16894 ASTRO 6531   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHYS 7667

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16895 ASTRO 6560   LEC 001

  • 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

  •  3400 ASTRO 6940   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bean, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3401 ASTRO 6940   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Chernoff, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3402 ASTRO 6940   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Cordes, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3403 ASTRO 6940   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Flanagan, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3404 ASTRO 6940   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Haynes, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3405 ASTRO 6940   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Herter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3406 ASTRO 6940   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lai, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3407 ASTRO 6940   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lloyd, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3408 ASTRO 6940   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Niemack, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4642 ASTRO 6940   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lunine, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3409 ASTRO 6940   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Nicholson, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3410 ASTRO 6940   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Romanova, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3411 ASTRO 6940   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stacey, G

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7113 ASTRO 6940   IND 621

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Schmidt, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3412 ASTRO 6940   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Teukolsky, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7114 ASTRO 6940   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Battaglia, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3413 ASTRO 6940   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Wasserman, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4569 ASTRO 6940   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Banfield, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4570 ASTRO 6940   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Helfenstein, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4571 ASTRO 6940   IND 627

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kidder, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4572 ASTRO 6940   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Loredo, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4573 ASTRO 6940   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Sullivan, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  7115 ASTRO 6940   IND 630

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lewis, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4643 ASTRO 6940   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lewis, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4810 ASTRO 6940   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Savransky, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4811 ASTRO 6940   IND 636

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hayes, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  5219 ASTRO 6940   IND 637

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kaltenegger, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  •  6114 ASTRO 7683   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Ho, A

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