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6720. Galaxies and the Interstellar Medium

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: proficiency in calculus. May be taught with PHYS 4720. Not open for credit to students who have passed PHYS 4720.

Grading Basis: Graded

Galaxy formation and evolution in the hierarchical expanding Universe. Properties of the interstellar medium, including star formation and radiative transfer; stellar populations, structure, kinematics and dynamics of galaxies.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2024 4099 Storrs In Person Battersby, Cara 001 Reg MoWe 12:00pm‑1:15pm
7/10 GS 119 3.00 Graded