Sep 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17) 
    
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ASTR 410 Black Holes; Advanced Topics (1)

An augmentation of ASTR 210  requiring calculus and computation. Research topics include using relativity (to explain quasar gravitational lensing, effects of general relativity on GPS satellites, and frame dragging with Gravity Probe B), calculating accretion disk emission spectra, and constraining environments and properties of black holes inhabiting active glacial nuclei.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 112  or permission of instructor.
Co-requisite(s): ASTR 210  
Course Frequency: Occasional



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