PHYS3170 Cosmology and Interstellar Medium


 Handbook description:

The interstellar Medium; Radiative Transfer; local thermodynamic equilibrium, ionization and recombination; emission lines; dynamics; shock waves; HII reigons; supernova remanants. The expanding universe; newtonian cosmology; the cosmological parameters; problems with the standard Big Bang; inflation, cosmic microwave background radiation.

Note: Offered in odd years only.

last updated 1st February 2011