ASTR 123. Stellar Astrophysics
An overview of physics of the stars, both atmospheres and interiors. Topics may include hydrostatic and thermal equilibrium, radiative and convective transfer nuclear energy generation, degenerate matter, calculation of stellar models, interpretation of spectra, stellar evolution, white dwarfs and neutron stars, nucleosynthesis, supernovae, and star formation.
Prerequisite: , ASTR 016 or ASTR 014
Natural sciences and engineering.
Spring 2023. Cohen.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy
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