ASTR 293. Astronomy Bizarre. 3 Hours GE3N / N.

An exploration of physical phenomena found in astrophysical extremes. Topics may include the following: the most violent explosions in the Universe (supernovae and gamma ray bursts; the biggest collisions in nature (galaxy interactions; the densest and most bizarre forms of matter (white dwarfs, neutron stars); the strongest magnetic fields (magnetars, pulsars); the amazing range of exo-planetary properties; and the mysteries of black holes. Prerequisite: Eligibility for MATH 101. LEC.

Bachelor of Science in Astronomy

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Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy

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Minor in Astrobiology

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Minor in Astronomy

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