The Physics of Galaxies, 10.0 c
Course code:1FA260, Report code:63082, 67%, DAG, NML
week: 13 - 23 Semester: Spring 2020 (2020-03-23 - 2020-06-07)
Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is but one of more than a hundred billion galaxies in the observable Universe. In what way do these galaxies differ, and what physics govern their evolution? How much do we know about the dark matter that surrounds them, or about the black holes at their centers? How did the first galaxies form, and are galaxies still forming to this very day? And what new discoveries about galaxies can we expect from the next generation of astronomical telescopes?
March 22 update: Due to the covid-19 outbreak, the education in this course will be carried out using Zoom. The TimeEdit schedule is obsolete - please see the link below for the updated schedule.
Link to the course homepage (with detailed schedule, reading instructions and course material): http://www.astro.uu.se/~ez/kurs/Galaxies20.html