Astronomy 123: Stellar Astrophysics

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Week 13

This week will be our last regular meeting and our last assignment. Our final exam will be in the seminar room on Thursday morning, May 4. Information about the exam will be available early next week.

David will bring snack next Monday.

Week 12

There is a colloquium about general relativity this week: "Searching for the secrets of the non-linear Universe" presented by Tom Giblin from Kenyon College. It's on Friday at 12:30 in SC 199.

Ty is bringing snack next Monday.

Week 11

There is no colloquium this week, but there is one next week.

Li is bringing snack next Monday.

Week 10

There is a colloquium this week – on Friday at 12:30 in SC 199 – by Thomas Baumgarte from Bowdoin College. It is entitled, "Critical Gravitational Collapse to Rotating Black Holes."

Rhiannon is bringing snack next Monday.

Week 9

Kira is bringing snack next Monday.

Week 8

There is a colloquium this week – on Friday at 12:30 in SC 199 – by Geoffrey Lovelace from the Cal State Fullertion. It is entitled, "The First Observations of Gravitational Waves from Merging Black Holes."

Emma is bringing snack next Monday.

Week 7

We'll have an in-class midterm on the Monday after break (March 13). It will be closed book and you'll be able to bring a page (front and back) of hand-written notes.

David is bringing snack on Monday.

Week 6

There is a colloquium this week – on Friday at 12:30 in SC 199 – by cosmologist Katie Mack from the University of Melbourne. It is entitled, "Dark Matter in the Cosmic Context."

Natasha is bringing snack next Monday.

We'll have an in-class midterm on the Monday after break (March 13). It will be closed book and you'll be able to bring a page (front and back) of hand-written notes.

Week 5

There is no colloquium this week, but next week (Fri., Feb. 24), we have our first colloquium, by cosmologist Katie Mack.

Stefan is bringing snack next Monday.

Week 4

There is a mostly-complete assignment for this week posted in the assignments section. One or two more problems/presentations may be added by Wednesday; and I haven't yet decided which problems will be warmup problems. But there's more than enough to get started on! Update: The complete assignment is now available.

Nathaniel is bringing snack next Monday.

Week 3

Check the seminar snack schedule on the right side of this page. Sydney is up this week.

Week 2

We have moved permanently to the chemistry department seminar room – SC 161.

David will be in his office most of Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons until 4pm. Please get in touch if you would like to meet at a different time.

Check the seminar snack schedule on the right side of this page. Ty is up next week.

Week 1

Our first class meeting will be the second Monday of the semester – January 23rd at 1:15 pm.

There is an assignment with a few warm-up problems due on Friday the 20th.

David will be in his office the first half of Tuesday afternoon, and most all of Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons. Come by and discuss the material, the problems, and your Planck function code.


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