Astrophysics Courses 2013-2014

Astrophysics Courses 2014-2015


Course Fall Winter Spring
Ay 1 Menu Course - lectures:
Cahill Hameetman Auditorium

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~george/ay1/Ay1_main.html
- - G. Djogovski
Ay 1 - Sections
Auditorium
Cahill 312
Cahill 273
Cahill 219
Cahill 211
Cahill 126
Cahill Library
- - Head TAs:
Marin Anderson

Undergrad TAs:
Juliette Becker
Iryna Butsky
Tianyi Hu
Rachel Thorp
Julia Ziac

Ay 20 Basic Astronomy and the Galaxy
Cahill 219
TA: Rebecca Jensen-Clem
TA: Marta Bryan
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~lah/ay20



S. Kulkarni &
L. Hillenbrand
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Ay 21 Galaxies and Cosmology
Cahill
TAs: Marta Bryan

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N. Scoville
Ay 30 Introduction to Modern Research - J. Cohen
Home of Faculty

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Ay 31 Core Writing Course
Cahill
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~lah/ay31
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L. Hillenbrand

Ay 40 Topics in Modern Astrophysics
NOT OFFERED 2013-2014
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Ay 43 Reading in Astronomy and Astrophysics
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Ay 78 abc Senior Thesis
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Ay 101 Physics of Stars
Cahill
TA: Katie Kaufman
TA: Io Kleiser
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~lah/ay101
L. Hillenbrand

MWF 11 -12
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Ay 102 Physics of Interstellar Medium
Cahill
TA:   Scott Barenfeld
http://www.tapir.caltech.edu/~cott/ay102/index.html
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C. Ott
Ay/Ph 104 Relativistic Astrophysics
NOT OFFERED 2013-2014


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Ay 105 Optical Astronomy Instrumentation Lab
Cahill
TA:   Rebecca Jensen-Clem
- - G. Hallinan &
Ay 111ab Introduction to Current Astrophysics Research
Cahill

C. Steidel
M 3-4
N. Scoville



GE/Ay 117 Statistics and Data Analysis in Astronomy


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H. Knutson
Ay 119 Methods of Computational Science NOT OFFERED 2013-2014
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Ay 121 Radiative Processes
Cahill
TA: Marin Anderson
TA: Michael Eastwood
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~mmanders/ay121/

Evaluation feedback form
C.Ott/G. Hallinan
W 2:30-4:00PM
F 9:00AM-10:30AM

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Ay 122ab  Astronomical Measurements and Instrumentation
Cahill
TA: AY 122A : Rebecca Jensen-Clem

J.Cohen/C. Steidel
T TH 10:30-12:00

G. Hallinan/T. Readhead

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Ay 123 Structure and Evolution of Stars
Cahill
TA: Marta Bryan
TA: Scott Barenfeld
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~sbarenfe/ay123/index.html
Evaluation feedback form
R. Ellis
W 9:00-10:30AM
TH 2:30 - 4:00PM
FR 10:30AM-12:00PM

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Ay 124 Structure and Dynamics of Galaxies
Cahill
TA: Scott Barenfeld
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~ccs/ay124/ay124.html
- Steidel

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Ay 125 High Energy Astrophysics
Cahill
TA:    Io Kleiser

- - S. Phinney
Ay 126 Interstellar and Intergalactic Media (grad course)
Cahill
TA: Marin Anderson
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~astrom/ay126/Home.html
- P. Hopkins/S. Phinney
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Ay 127 Cosmology and Galaxy Formation
Cahill
TA:    Michael Eastwood

- - P. Hopkins

Ay 141 abc Research Conference in Astronomy
Cahill 370
AY141 Journal Club Schedule of Talks

J. Cohen/A. Sargent
F 4-5
C. Ott/S. Phinney
F 4-5
R. Ellis/S. Kulkarni
 F 4-5
Ay 142 Research in Astronomy
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Ay 143 Reading and Independent Study
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Ay 190 Computational Astrophysics
  TA: Michael Eastwood
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C. Ott
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Ay 211 Contemporary Extragalactic Astronomy

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R. Ellis/S. Kulkarni
Ay 215 Seminar in Theoretical Astrophysics
NOT OFFERED 2013-2014
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Ay 218 Extrasolar Planets
NOT OFFERED 2013-2014
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Ay 219 Element Abundances from the Big Bang to the Present
[special topics]
NOT OFFERED 2013-2014

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FS 1 Freshman Seminar: Cosmic Explosions and Their
Multi-Messenger Signals.

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FS 3 Freshman Seminar: Cosmic Discovery
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Ph 1 Introductory to Physics - sections







Course Schedule





Ph 2a Waves, Quantum Mechanics & Statistical Physics



Course Schedule


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Ph 101  Order of Magnitude Physics
NOT OFFERED 2013-2014




Ph 135 Applications of Quantum Mechanics
NOT OFFERED 2013-2014




Ge/Ay 137 Planetary Physics
NOT OFFERED 2013-2014



CLASSES 2014-2015