January 19
Forming Stars


Read Chapter 1 of "Just Six Numbers".

January 31 (8 - 10:30 pm)
Building a Star


Required readings are listed in the pdf document with your homework problems. If interested in historical context of the topic of this workshop, read this.

Homework 1 due at the beginning of class

February 14
Degenerate stars and black holes


Homework 2 due at the beginning of class

February 28
The Big Bang


Article to read and Homework 3 due at the beginning of class

March 21
Structure formation and the accelerating universe


Homework 4 due at the beginning of class

April 11
Dark Matter


Article to read and Homework 5 due at the beginning of class

April 25
Cosmic Rays


Cosmic rays article from Scientific American. Homework 6 due at the beginning of class