ASTR 565 Compact Objects

Compact Objects

ASTR 565 (Spring 2014)

Microquasar GRS1915+105 in radio         Artist's conception of a Black Hole Binary           Crab Nebula in optical + X-rays    

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Course Description




Research Project

Compact Objects

Lectures: Monday & Thursday, 10.50am--12.05pm, Room 223, Herman Brown Hall
Text: Black Holes, White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars, by Stuart Shapiro and Saul Teukolsky.

Homework Problems 6 [PDF]

Dr. Matthew G. Baring
Herman Brown Hall, Room 366
Telephone: (713) 348-2983
Email: baring at

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