PhysicsPHYS129 Nuclear and Particle Astrophysics

The standard model of particle physics; general relativistic cosmology; the early universe and Big Bang nucleosynthesis; dark matter and structure formation; formation of heavy elements in stars and supernovae; neutrino oscillations; high-energy astrophysics: cosmic rays and gamma-ray astronomy. (Formerly Nuclear and Particle Physics.)

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 5D; and PHYS 101B or PHYS 102, and MATH 23B; students with equivalent coursework may contact instructor for permission to enroll.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

S. Gori