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2702. Techniques of Modern Astrophysics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: PHYS 2701. Not open for credit to students who have passed PHYS 4710 or PHYS 4720 or PHYS 4740.

Grading Basis: Graded

Observational astronomy and applications to astrophysical phenomena. Topics include telescopes and astronomical instrumentation, production of chemical elements and molecules, distance scales, black holes and compact objects, gravitational lensing, galaxy kinematics and structure, dark matter, dark energy, cosmic rays, gravitational waves, and Big Bang cosmology.

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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Spring 2020 Storrs In Person Trump, Jonathan 001 Reg MoWe 3:30pm‑4:45pm
0/30 Class meets in PB-103B