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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 56200 - Introduction To High Energy Astrophysics

Credit Hours: 3.00. (ASTR 56200 ) An overview of important physical processes in a variety of astronomical settings and of the experimental techniques employed in the field of high energy astrophysics. Covered in more detail are individual systems that include black holes, neutron stars, white dwarfs, supernova remnants, active galactic nuclei, clusters of galaxies, gamma-ray bursts, and cosmic rays, with special emphasis on several research frontiers. Typically offered Fall Spring.