AS413 Fall 2018 - Class Notes


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Class notes in various formats can be found by following the links below.


Notes on the Virial Theorem
Virial Theorem Notes

Lecture 24 - 12/06/2018 - Early Universe & Galaxy Evolution Basics
Lecture 24, PPT version
Lecture 24, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 22 - 11/29/2018 - CMBR and Evidence for Dark Energy
Lecture 22, PPT version
Lecture 22, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 17 - 11/06/2018 - Basic GR concepts & "Co-moving" Coordinates
Lecture 17, PPT version
Lecture 17, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 15 - 10/30/2018 - Large Scale Structure & Cold Dark Matter
Lecture 15, PPT version
Lecture 15, PDF version, 4 slides per page
Fly Through of SDSS DR9 (.mov)
Zoom in on Cluster from Millennium Simulation (.mp4)
Growth of Structure from z=20 to z=0 from Millennium Simulation (.mp4)
Zoom in on z=1 Spiral Galaxy from AREPO (.mp4) **Do "Control-Click" or "Right Click" to download so you can watch**
Dark Matter and Gas Evolution in Small Region of Illustris Simulation (.mp4)
Dark Matter and Gas Evolution in Full Illustris Simulation (.mp4)

Lecture 14 - 10/25/2018 - Cluster Substructure, Large Scale Structure & CDM Introduction
Lecture 14, PPT version
Lecture 14, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 13 - 10/23/2018 - Galaxy Groups & Clusters, Large Scale Structure
Lecture 13, PPT version
Lecture 13, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 12 - 10/18/2018 - Distances to Galaxies, Galaxy Groups, Galaxy Clusters
Lecture 12, PPT version
Lecture 12, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 11 - 10/16/2018 - Kinematic Density Waves
Lecture 11, PPT version
Lecture 11, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 10 - 10/11/2018 - Spiral Geometry, Kinematic Density Waves
Lecture 10, PPT version
Lecture 10, PDF version, 4 slides per page
Animation of Winding Problem
B&W Animation of Kinematic Spiral
Color Animation of Kinematic Spiral

Lecture 9 - 10/02/2018 - Winding Problem for Spiral Galaxies
Lecture 9, PPT version
Lecture 9, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 7 - 09/25/2018 - Isophotes of Elliptical Galaxies, Orbits in Elliptical Galaxies, X-ray gas in Elliptical Galaxies
Lecture 7, PPT version
Lecture 7, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 5 - 09/18/2018 - Surface Brightness Profiles of Ellipticals, Schechter Luminosity Function, Violent Relaxation
Lecture 5, PPT version
Lecture 5, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 6 - 09/20/2018 - Vilent Relaxation, Isophotes of Elliptical Galaxies, Orbits in Elliptical Galaxies, X-ray gas in Elliptical Galaxies
Lecture 6, PPT version
Lecture 6, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 5 - 09/18/2018 - Surface Brightness Profiles of Ellipticals, Schechter Luminosity Function, Violent Relaxation
Lecture 5, PPT version
Lecture 5, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 4 - 09/13/2018 - Physical Properties of Galaxies and Surface Brightness Profiles of Ellipticals
Lecture 4, PPT version
Lecture 4, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 3 - 09/11/2018 - Cosmological Principle and Optical Galaxy Morphology
Lecture 3, PPT version
Lecture 3, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 2 - 09/06/2018 - Olbers' Paradox and the Cosmological Principle
Lecture 2, PPT version
Lecture 2, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 1 - 09/04/2018 - Ultra Deep Field, Universe as a Time Machine, and Olbers' Paradox
Lecture 1, PPT version
Lecture 1, PDF version, 4 slides per page