ASTRONOMY 6590:

GALAXIES AND THE UNIVERSE

Fall 2014         MW 2:55-4:10 pm         SSB 301



Lecturers: Dominik Riechers 220 Space Sci 255-3989 Office hours: Most of the week; by appt
and: Martha Haynes 530 Space Sci 255-0610 Office hours: Most of the week; by appt


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Topics include: the structure and internal dynamics of galaxies, spiral structure and star formation, the evolution of stellar populations within galaxies, starburst and nuclear activity in galaxies, clusters of galaxies and their environments, superclusters and voids, the extragalactic distance scale, deviations from Hubble expansion, quasars and galaxies at high redshift.





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