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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Stellar Structure and Evolution (PHYS 435 / PHYS 815)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Duncan
Next Session: Fall 2016

Prerequisites: PHYS 315
Exclusion: PHYS 435 or PHYS 815 

Description:

This course provides a detailed account of the formation, structure, evolution and end-points of stars. Topics include the HR diagram, nuclear energy generation, radiative transport and stellar model building, supernovae, white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars and black holes. 

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