Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Astronomy 4602A/B

GRAVITATIONAL ASTROPHYSICS AND COSMOLOGY


Introduction to gravity in astrophysics. Application of Newtonian gravitation to basic galactic dynamics and galactic structure. An introduction to general relativity with applications to black holes, cosmology, and the early universe.

Prerequisite(s): Physics 2101A/B and Physics 2102A/B, or the former Physics 2128A/B and the former Physics 2129A/B; Calculus 2503A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours. Typically offered in alternate years only.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: ASTRONOM

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