Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


Astronomy 302. Advanced Astrophysics

Topics will include orbital mechanics: from Kepler to Newton; stellar structure and evolution: from protostars to main sequence stars to degenerate remnants; radiative processes: blackbody, synchrotron, bremsstrahlung, and Compton scattering; accretion disks and jets near black holes and neutron stars.