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.
Fall 2021. Rivera.
Fall 2022. Cohen.
Fall 2023. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy
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