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ASTROPHYSICS
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-10:45 (Room 1067)
Homework session: Wednesdays 4-5pm (Room 1067)
Instructor: Roman Scoccimarro
Grades: Homework (25%), Midterm Exam (35%), Final Exam (40%)


Course Outline



Homework:

HW1[Sep09], HW2[Sep16], HW3[Sep23], HW4[Sep30], HW5[Oct07], HW6[Oct14],

HW7[Oct21], HW8[Oct28], HW9[Nov04], HW10[Nov18], HW11[Dec02], HW12[Dec09]

Final exam

December 16, 10AM

Lecture Notes


Introduction: Gravity
Dimensional Analysis
Dynamics
One-Body Problem
Two-Body Problem
Binaries and Extrasolar Planets
Tidal Forces
Dynamics in Spiral Galaxies: Dark Matter
Special Relativity
General Relativity
Gravitational Lensing
Nuclear Fusion
Stellar Structure and Evolution
Cosmology