College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

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: PHYS 006  and ASTR 016  
Recommended: PHYS 064  and PHYS 107   
Natural sciences and engineering.
1 credit.
Fall 2024. Cohen.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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