Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
FIZ 466E Astrophysics II English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 4 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites FIZ 463E MIN DD
or FIZ 463 MIN DD
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Physics of compact objects: structure of white dwarfs, properties of neutron stars, radio pulsars, black holes. Astrophysics of compact objects: accretion disks in binary systems and active galaxies, X-ray pulsars, radio pulsars Galaxies and structure in the Universe: Galaxies, local group and clusters of galaxies, superclusters of galaxies, large scale structure, dark matter. Cosmology: Olbers paradox, cosmological principle, Hubble’s law, Friedman equations, big bang, cosmic microwave background radiation.