Astro/Physics C161

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Spring 2022 Astro/Physics C161 Course Information

Instructors: Daniel Kasen

Course ID: 25809

Meeting Times: TuTh 3:30-4:59pm

Course Description: Elements of general relativity. Physics of pulsars, cosmic rays, black holes. The cosmological distance scale, elementary cosmological models, properties of galaxies and quasars. The mass density and age of the universe. Evidence for dark matter and dark energy and concepts of the early universe and of galaxy formation. Reflections on astrophysics as a probe of the extrema of physics.

Spring 2022 Services Offered 

Services are offered in partnership with the Astronomy and Physics departments. Please visit the link below to view service hours and locations. 

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Note: SLC services are complementary to academic support offered by the course instructional team, campus departments, and the residence halls. The SLC Science Program is run by professional learning specialists and services are provided by trained peer staff.