2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Jul 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 320 - Astrophysics


Credits: 4
A quantitative study of topics including celestial mechanics as described by Kepler’s and Newton’s laws, radiation in astronomy, telescopes, stellar spectra, star formation, the structure and evolution of stars, relativity, and big bang cosmology.

Prerequisite: PHYS 102  or PHYS 120  or permission of instructor.

Distribution Requirements: QR, SP.