Courses: Freshman Seminar in Astrophysics (PHYSH152I01)

Spring 2011

This half-credit course is intended for prospective physical science majors with an interest in recent developments in astrophysics. Topics in modern astrophysics will be viewed in the context of underlying physical principles. Topics include black holes, quasars, neutron stars, supernovae, dark matter, the Big Bang, and Einstein's relativity theories.

Prerequisites: Physics 101a or 105a and concurrent enrollment in Physics 102b or 106b (or Bryn Mawr equivalents).

Fulfills: NA II

Department

Physics (Web site)

Taught By

Beth Willman (Profile)

Location

Haverford, Obsr

Meeting Times

M 7:30-10:00pm