Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

AST 320 - Astrophysics (3 Cr.)

(FORMERLY KNOWN AS AST 310)
A quantitative exploration of the universe, emphasizing how the fusion of classical and modern physics is used to explain and elucidate the phenomena presented in previous courses. Topics include the interaction of light and matter; stellar structure and evolution, including supernovae and compact objects; detailed processes in the interstellar medium; the structure and evolution of galaxies, including star-forming regions, active-galactic nuclei, and dark matter; and large-scale structure. Three hours lecture. Prerequisites: AST 210  and PHY 220 . Spring semester. Offered 2012-13 and alternate years. Sugerman.