Astronomy 122 — High Energy Astrophysics
This course discusses the physical processes and astrophysical systems that produce high-energy photons and presents a survey of the new ultraviolet, x-ray, and gamma-ray observations. Topics include active galactic nuclei, black holes, neutron stars, supernova remnants and cosmic rays. Offered jointly with Pomona and Joint Sciences. Prerequisites: Astronomy 62, Physics 52 or equivalent. Offered alternate years.