8.921 Stellar Structure and Evolution

Class Info

Observable stellar characteristics; overview of observational information. Principles underlying calculations of stellar structure. Physical processes in stellar interiors; properties of matter and radiation; radiative, conductive, and convective heat transport; nuclear energy generation; nucleosynthesis; and neutrino emission. Protostars; the main sequence, and the solar neutrino flux; advanced evolutionary stages; variable stars; planetary nebulae, supernovae, white dwarfs, and neutron stars; close binary systems; and abundance of chemical elements.

This class has no prerequisites.

8.921 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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