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PHYS 431 Galactic Astrophysics 3.0 Credits

This course presents an introduction to the processes responsible for the formation, structure, evolution, and present-day appearance of the Milky Way and other galaxies. Using the Milky Way Galaxy as a guide, we will develop analytical and numerical tools to help us understand of the properties of these magnificent objects, near and far. Topics will include stars, stellar formation, and stellar evolution, galactic structure and dynamics, and galaxy formation and evolution.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: PHYS 311 [Min Grade: D]

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