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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Astrophysics (PHYS 216)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Courteau
Next Session: Fall 2017
http://www.physics.queensu.ca/~phys216/notes.html

Prerequisites: PHYS 104 or PHYS 106, and MATH 120 or MATH 121, or permission of the Department.

Description:

Broad overview of basic laws of gravitation, radiation, and relativity; history and evolution of modern astronomy; ground and space based astronomy; the physics and evolution of stars; the milky way; galaxies in the universe; and cosmology. This course also uses the on campus observatory at an introductory level.

 

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