PHYS*7160 Special Topics in Subatomic and Nuclear Physics - Nuclear Reactions in Astrophysics

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Winter 2019

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This course will bring together the physics background needed to understand the evolution of stars and the synthesis of elements in our Universe. At the end of the course, students will have built knowledge on nuclear reactions and basic astrophysical concepts that play a role in nucleosynthesis.

The course will be as self-contained as possible, but previous background on quantum mechanics and statistical physics is needed. Basic nuclear and astro physics material will be covered.

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Winter 2019
2:30 - 4:00 pm
Mini Link Room, MacN 203

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