Course: ASTR 301. Astrophysics II (3)
Prerequisites: ASTR 300; MATH 150B; PHYS 225; Completion of the lower division writing requirement. Course will cover a variety of astrophysics topics: Celestial Mechanics, Magnetohydrodynamic and Cosmology. These topics will include: planetary and satellite motion, planetary rings, binary and multiple star systems, Kepler’s laws, Hydrodynamics, Maxwell’s equations, MHD waves, the solar dynamo and wind, and Dark Matter and Energy, Hubble’s law and the Big Bang.