Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

ASTR 360 001 (CRN: 21968)

INTRO ASTROPHYSIC-GALAXY&COSMO

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO ASTROPHYSICS-GALAXY AND COSMO
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Isella, Andrea
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR HBH 21 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: MATH 211 AND PHYS 202
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 4
Enrollment data as of: 28-OCT-2021 3:05PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
27-APR-2018  
9:00AM - 12:00PM F HBH 21
 
Description: Morphology, kinematics, and dynamics of the Milky Way and external galaxies, including interstellar matter and evidence for dark matter. Peculiar and active galaxies, including interacting systems and evidence for super massive black holes in active galactic nuclei such as quasars. Large-scale structure and expansion of the universe, including various cosmologies ranging from the inflationary big bang theory to steady state and anthropic concepts. Either ASTR 350 or 360 may be taken first. PHYS 202 may be taken as a prereq or concurrently with ASTR 360.