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star forming region

Star Forming Region (NASA/ESA)

MWF 11:00-12:00 · RLM 15.216B · Unique No. 49605

Professor

John Lacy

RLM 16.332 · (512) 471-1469 · email

Courses - Fall '09  |  Course Website

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Tentative Schedule

Dates

Chapter

Topic

8/20-8/28

1

The galactic ecosystem - introduction and overview

8/31-9/4

R&L 9

Atomic structure

9/7-9/11

R&L 10

Radiative transitions - atomic spectra

9/14-9/18

R&L 11

Molecular structure and spectra

9/21-9/23

2

Gas cooling - emission processes

9/25

 

Exam #1

9/28-10/2

3

Gas heating

10/5-10/7

4

Chemical processes

10/9-10/16

5&6

Interstellar dust & polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

10/19-10/21

7

HII regions

10/23

 

Exam #2

10/26-10/30

8

The phases of the ISM

11/2-11/6

9

Photodissociation regions

11/9-11/13

10

Molecular clouds

11/16-11/18

11

Interstellar shocks

11/20

 

Exam #3

11/23-11/25

12

Dynamics of the interstellar medium

11/30-12/4

 

Student talks and oral exams



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