Sanjay K. Reddy
Big bang nucleosynthesis; nuclear reactions in stars; solar neutrinos and neutrino oscillations; core-collapse supernovae; nucleosynthesis in stars, novae, and supernovae; neutron starts; composition and sources of cosmic rays; gamma ray bursts; atmospheric neutrinos. Offered: jointly with PHYS 554; A.
This introductory course will discuss how nuclear and neutrino processes play a role in astrophysics. We shall identify key processes and discuss theoretical methods to calculate them. The emphasis is to understand basic principles and physical concepts. We shall also survey relevant experiments and observations.
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