8.972 Astrophysics Seminar

Class Info

Advanced seminar on current topics, with a different focus each term. Typical topics: gravitational lenses, active galactic nuclei, neutron stars and pulsars, galaxy formation, supernovae and supernova remnants, brown dwarfs, and extrasolar planetary systems. The presenter at each session is selected by drawing names from a hat containing those of all attendees. Offered if sufficient interest is indicated.

This class has no prerequisites.

8.972 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the 8.972 > Exoplanets & Brown Dwarfs site or on the 8.972 Stellar site.

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