ASTR 016. Astrophysics: Stars, ISM, and Galaxies


This is a one-semester calculus- and physics-based introduction to astrophysics as applied to stars, the interstellar medium, and galaxies. 
Prerequisite: MATH 015  and MATH 025 , and some prior work in calculus-based physics (which could include high school physics). Recommended (but not required) pre- or co-requisites are PHYS 013 ; PHYS 015 ; and/or PHYS 003  or PHYS 007 . Interested students who have not met these prerequisites should consult with the instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering.
Evening labs and observing sessions required.
1 credit.
Fall 2022. Cohen.
Fall 2023. Cohen.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy   
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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