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    Vassar College
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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ASTR 320 - Astrophysics of the Interstellar Medium


1 unit(s)
A study of the observations and theory related to interstellar matter, including masers, protostars, dust, atomic, molecular and ionized gas clouds. Radiative transfer, collapse and expansion processes, shocks and spiral density waves are discussed. Debra Elmegreen.

Prerequisite(s): one 200-level physics course or one 200-level astronomy course, Junior or Senior status, or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2017/18.



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