Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Mar 25, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AST 200 - Stellar Structure and Evolution

Course Units: 1
(Not Offered this Academic Year) An examination of the physical principles governing the structure and evolution of stars. Topics include radiation laws, and the determination of stellar temperature, luminosity, and composition; radiative transfer and the interior structure of stars; nuclear fusion and nucleosynthesis; star clusters and stellar evolution; and stellar remnants (white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes). Prerequisite(s): PHY 111   or PHY 121   or IMP 113 or IMP 121  



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