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ASTR 1870

Black Holes
Credit Hours:
3 hours.

History and development of general relativity, supernovae and compact objects. Observational evidence for stellar and supermassive black holes. Primordial black holes, wormholes, and the Big Bang. Contributions of Einstein, Chandrasekhar, Oppenheimer, Zwicky, Wheeler, Zel'dovich, Hawking, and Penrose.

Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.


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