ASTR UN3273 High Energy Astrophysics. 3 points.
CC/GS: Partial Fulfillment of Science Requirement
Prerequisites: one year of calculus-based general physics. No previous,\nastronomy background required.
A survey of the most energetic and explosive objects in the Universe and their radiation. Topics include: techniques of X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy; observations of neutron stars (pulsars) and black holes; accretion disks and relativistic jets; supernovae, supernova remnants, gamma-ray bursts, quasars and active galactic nuclei; clusters of galaxies; cosmic rays and neutrinos.