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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Jan 19, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

ASTR 4140 - Research Methods in Astrophysics


Primarily for astronomy/astrophysics majors. Students will be exposed to a research methods-intensive set of mini projects,with emphasis on current active areas of astrophysics research. The goal is to prepare students for research in astrophysics. Topics will include databases and database manipulation, astronomical surveys, statistics, space observatories and observation planning, intro to numerical simulations, and proposal writing. Prerequisites: ASTR 2110/2120 and PHYS 2660, or instructor permission.



Credits: 3