ASTR 126. The Interstellar Medium

Study of the material between the stars and radiative processes in space, including both observational and theoretical perspectives on heating and cooling mechanisms, physics of interstellar dust, chemistry of interstellar molecules, magnetic fields, emission nebulae, hydrodynamics and shock waves, supernova remnants, star-forming regions, the multiphase picture of the interstellar medium.
Prerequisite: PHYS 013 ; ASTR 016 . PHYS 017  and PHYS 018  recommended.
Natural sciences and engineering.
1 credit.
Fall 2018. Cohen.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
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