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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


ASTR 115 Advanced Stellar Astrophysics

A study of the physical processes in stellar interiors, stellar evolution, and nucleosynthesis. Topics to be covered include big bang nucleosynthesis, the equations of stellar structure, equations of state, opacities, nuclear reactions, energy transport in stars, polytrope models, stellar models, the evolution of stars, and supernovae, white dwarfs and neutron stars.

Instructor

Chaboyer

Prerequisite

Permission of instructor.

Offered

18W: 12 Offered in alternate years