Relativistic Astrophysics

PHYSICS 558

Applications of general relativity to astrophysics and cosmology. Relativistic stars, gravitational collapse and black holes; generation, propagation and detection of gravitational radiation. Cosmology, the Standard Model; physical processes in the early universe and the microwave background. Inflationary scenario. Origin of galaxies and large-scale structure. Gravitational lenses. Credit 3 units.
Course Attributes:

Section 01

Relativistic Astrophysics
INSTRUCTOR: Katz
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Instructors

Jonathan I. Katz

Jonathan I. Katz

‚ÄčProfessor of Physics

jkatz@wustl.edu
314-935-6202