Instructor: Prof. Curt Struck (A525 Physics)
TA: Ms. Jeong-Sun Hwang (Physics 90)
Astro 346. Introduction to Astrophysics. (3-0) Cr. 3. S.
Prereq: Phys 222.
Basic radiation theory; spectra. Observational determination of stellar properties; spectral classification. Binary systems. Stellar structure and evolution. White dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes. The Galaxy: structure and composition; the interstellar medium. Other galaxies; active galaxies; cosmology. Nonmajor graduate credit.
We meet at 1:10-2:00 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Room 38 Physics.
The final exam period is Wed., May 2, 2:15-4:15