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Applications of physics (Newtonian, statistical, and quantum mechanics) to fundamental processes that ...

Applications of physics (Newtonian, statistical, and quantum mechanics) to fundamental processes that occur in celestial objects. Includes main-sequence stars, collapsed stars (white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes), pulsars, supernovae, the interstellar medium, galaxies, and as time permits, active galaxies, quasars, and cosmology. Observational data discussed. No prior knowledge of astronomy is required.

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Astronomy
Physics
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Full Course
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M.I.T.
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Author:
Schechter, Paul