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ASTR 8090

The Interstellar Medium
Credit Hours:
3 hours.

Physical processes and phenomena in the interstellar medium including radiative processes; excitation, ionization, and dissociation of atoms and molecules; neutral hydrogen and galactic structure; equilibrium conditions in clouds; interactions of dust with gas and radiation; HII regions; molecular clouds; star formation; planetary nebulae; supernova remnants; cosmic rays and the galactic magnetic field.

Not offered on a regular basis.


MATH 2700 and PHYS 4101/6101 and PHYS 4202/6202 and PHYS 4702/6702

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