ASTR 504

A Theoretical Perspective on Galaxies

Units: 1.5

The current theoretical framework for understanding the formation and evolution of galaxies and galaxy systems. Topics may include the origin of the initial density perturbations during inflation, the hierarchical clustering paradigm, the physics driving the evolution of cosmic baryons, and the latest tools used by theorists to study structure formation.

Graduate course in the Astronomy program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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