Astrophysics Courses 2011 - 2012

 

 

COURSES
FALL
WINTER
SPRING

Ay 1 The Evolving Universe - lectures

Cahill Hameetman Auditorium

TA:

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/ay1

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Scoville

MWF 2-3

Ay 1 - sections

 

Auditorium

370

219

304

273

Library

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Ay 20 Basic Astronomy and the Galaxy

Cahill 219

TA: Jackie Villadsen
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~jrv/Ay20/Ay20_Class_Website/Welcome.html

Johnson
M 3-4
WF 9-10


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Ay 21 Galaxies and Cosmology

Cahill

TA:

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Phinney
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Ay 30 Introduction to Modern Research -
Readhead
Home of Faculty
T 7-10

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Ay 31 Writing in Astronomy
Cahill
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Hillenbrand
Ay 40 Topics in Modern Astrophysics
NOT OFFERED 2010-2011

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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 211

TA: Mike Bottom

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~mbottom/ay101/

W. Sargent
MTTh 4-5
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Ay 102 Physics of Intersteallar Medium

Cahill

TA:

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A. Sargent/Scoville
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Ay/Ph 104 Relativistic Astrophysics

NOT OFFERED 2010-201

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Ay 105 Optical Astronomy Instrumentation Lab

Cahill 219 Class

Cahill 29 LAB

TA:

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~lah/ay105/



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Hillenbrand/Martin
Ay 111ab Introduction to Current Astrophysics Research
Cahill

 

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Djorgovski Djorgovski
Ay 117 Statistics and Data Analysis in Astronomy
Cahill

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Johnson

Ay 119 Methods of Computational Science
Cahill

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Djorgovski

Ay 121 Radiative Processes

Cahill 219, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Cahill 370, Fridays

TA: Sirio Belli
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~sirio/Ay121/Home.html

Readhead
T 9.5-10.5
Th 1-2
F
9.5-10.5
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Ay 122a  Astronomical Measurements and Instrumentation

Cahill 370, Mondays

Cahill 219, Tuesdays
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~lah/ay122a/

Steidel/Hillenbrand
M 2-3.5
T 11-12.5
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Ay 123 Structure and Evolution of Stars

Cahill 219

TA: Sebastian Pineda
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~jspineda/ay123/index.html

Ellis/Cohen
TF 1-2.5
Th 10.5-12
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Ay 124 Structure and Dynamics of Galaxies
Cahill
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Ay 125 High Energy Astrophysics
Cahill
TA:

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Ott
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Ay 126 Interstellar and Intergalactic Media (grad course)
Cahill
TA:

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Ay 127 Cosmology and Galaxy Formation
Cahill
TA:

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Ay 141 abc Research Conference in Astronomy
Cahill 370

Sargent, W./Scoville

F 4-5

Cohen/Readhead

F 4-5

Djorgovski/Ellis
 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
Cahill

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Ay 211 Contemporary Extragalactic Astronomy
Cahill
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Djorgovski

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Ay 215 Seminar in Theoretical Astrophysics
NOT OFFERED 2010-2011

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Ay 218 Extrasolar Planets

NOT OFFERED 2010-2011

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Ay 219 Element Abundances from the Big Bang to the Present [special topics]

NOT OFFERED 2010-2011

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FS 1 Freshman Seminar: Cosmic Explosions and Their
Multi-Messenger Signals.
Cahill 319
http://www.tapir.caltech.edu/~cott/fs001/

Ott
W 1-3


FS 3 Freshman Seminar: Cosmic Discovery
Cahill 208
Djorgovski
TF 1.5-2.5


Ph 1 Introductory to Physics - sections
Ph1a: MTh1 or MTh3
(or possibly MTh10pm)
Ph1bc/Analytical: MTh1 or MTh3
(or possibly MTh10pm)
201 E. Bridge

Cohen

MTh 1 or MTh 3

Scoville Golwala

Ph 2a Waves, Quantum Mechanics & Statistical Physics

201 E. Bridge

Sections: WF9, WF11, WF1 or WF3

Martin Martin -
Ph 101  Order of Magnitude Physics
107 Downs
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Ph 135 Applications of Quantum Mechanics

269 Lauritsen

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Ge/Ay 137 Planetary Physics -
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