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Phy.545: ASTRO PHSICS
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Physics

Phy.545: ASTRO PHSICS

  • 00m 00s
  • Fifth Year

 

Prerequisite: Phy.441

Basic Concepts: Gravitational Contraction- Star Formation- The Sun- Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram and Main Sequence Star. Nuclear Astrophysics: Thermonuclear Fusion in Stars- Hydrogen Burning- Helium Burning- Advanced Burning. Stellar Structure: Simple Stellar Models. The Ultimate Fate of Stars: Red Giant- White Dwarfs- Neutron Stars- Black Holes.

Short Description

Basic Concepts, nuclear astrophysics and stellar structure.

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