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Stellar Structure and Evolution, ASTM25, 7.5 hp

The course is given the first period of each fall term

It replaces the earlier course ASTM14

The course is given in English

Description

The course contains among others: an overview of the different phases of the evolution of a star, the magnitude system and using it for stellar astronomy, the equations of stellar structure, nuclear reactions in stars, energy transport via radiation and convection, stellar evolution using analytic stellar models, and Supernovae and the formation of heavy elements in the Universe.