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Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASTRO)

ASTRO 589 Seminar in Current Astronomical Research (1) Contemporary issues in instrumental, observational and theoretical astronomy and astrophysics.

ASTRO 589 Seminar in Current Astronomical Research (1)

This seminar will be offered as part of the regular sequence of graduate offerings, and is also used to fulfill the graduate degree course requirements for 1-credit seminars. Their purpose is to treat focused issues of current research interest. Examples are: Physics of Gamma-ray Bursts, Design of Precision Spectrographs, Quasar Surveys, Protoplanetary Disks. This course is taught by Department faculty, researchers and visitors.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: ASTRO 501, ASTRO 502

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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