High Energy Astrophysics

ASTR:6880 - Fall 2016

Instructor:  Prof. Philip Kaaret
Office: 702 Van Allen Hall
Phone: 335-1985
E-mail: philip-kaaret [at] uiowa.edu
Web: http://astro.physics.uiowa.edu/~kaaret
Office hours:  9:0010:30 am Monday and 10:30-11:30 am Tuesday or by appointment

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy
DEO: Prof. Frederick Skiff
Office: 203 Van Allen Hall
Phone: 335-1688

High Energy Astrophysics is a graduate level course.  The course will cover: the detection of X-rays and gamma-rays, analysis of X-ray data, supernovae, neutron stars, pulsars, black holes, accretion onto compact objects, cosmic rays, acceleration of high energy particles, active galactic nuclei, the interstellar medium, and galactic halos.

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