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2701. Foundations of Modern Astrophysics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: PHYS 1401Q or 1501Q or 1601Q; MATH 1131Q (or 1151Q) and 1132Q (or 1152Q). Prerequisite or corequisite: PHYS 1402Q or 1502Q or 1602Q; MATH 2110Q. May not be taken out of sequence after passing PHYS 2702 or PHYS 4740.

Grading Basis: Graded

The conceptual framework describing astronomical objects. Topics include orbits, light, and stars. Concepts of statistical mechanics, quantum mechanics, and relativity as needed for astrophysical topics.


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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2024 Storrs In Person Trump, Jonathan 001 Reg MoWe 3:30pm‑4:45pm
GP 113 0/40