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High Energy Astrophysics, ASTM12, 7.5 hp

The course is given the second period of the spring semester in odd years.

The course is given in English

Description

The course consists of: A review of the evolution of massive stars. Core-collapse supernovae. Type Ia supernovae and their use as standard candles in cosmology. Mass transfer in binaries. X-ray binaries. Radio pulsars and millisecond pulsars. The formation of compact binaries. Hypernovae and gamma-ray bursts. Galactic nuclei. Gravitational radiation.