AS413 Fall 2016 - Lecture Notes


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


Kinematic Spiral Notes
Basics of Kinematic Spirals, PDF

Kinematic Spiral Animations:
black and white animation
color animation

Winding Problem Animation:
black and white animation

Virial Theorem Notes (Optional Supplemental Class Material)
Virial Theorem Notes, PDF

Millennium Run Movies (need QuickTime to play)
Zoom in on Cluster (avi format)
Growth of CDM Structure (avi format)

AREPO Movie
Zoom in on z=1 Galaxy (mp4 format)

Illustris Movies
Small region of simulation (mp4 format)
Full simulation volume (mp4 format)

Lecture 23 - 12/05/2016 - CMBR and evidence for Dark Energy
Lecture 23, PPT version
Lecture 23, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 20 - 11/22/2016 - Intro to GR
Lecture 20, PPT version
Lecture 20, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 18 - 11/10/2016 - Quantifying Galaxy Clustering and Cold Dark Matter Universes
Lecture 18, PPT version
Lecture 18, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 17 - 11/08/2016 - Large-Scale Structure and Cold Dark Matter Universes
Lecture 17, PPT version
Lecture 17, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 16 - 11/03/2016 - Galaxy Clusters and Large-Scale Structure
Lecture 16, PPT version
Lecture 16, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 15 - 11/01/2016 - Hubble Law Calibration and Galaxy Clusters
Lecture 15, PPT version
Lecture 15, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 14 - 10/27/2016 - (Luminosity) Distances to Galaxies
Lecture 14, PPT version
Lecture 14, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 12 - 10/20/2016 - Spirals as Density Waves
Lecture 12, PPT version
Lecture 12, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 11 - 10/13/2016 - The Winding Problem for Spiral Galaxies
Lecture 11, PPT version
Lecture 11, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 8 - 09/29/2016 - Elliptical Galaxies: Stellar Orbits, Isophotes, X-ray gas
Lecture 8, PPT version
Lecture 8, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 7 - 09/27/2016 - Violent Relaxation
Lecture 7, PPT version
Lecture 7, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 6 - 09/22/2016 - Surface Brightness Profiles Continued, Schechter Luminosity Function
Lecture 6, PPT version
Lecture 6, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 5 - 09/20/2016 - Optical Morpologies of Galaxies Continued, Surface Brightness Profiles of Ellipticals
Lecture 5, PPT version
Lecture 5, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 4 - 09/15/2016 - Cosmological Principle, Optical Morpologies of Galaxies
Lecture 4, PPT version
Lecture 4, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 2 - 09/08/2016 - Olbers' Paradox Continued, Dispelling "Galactocentrism", and The Great Debate
Lecture 2, PPT version
Lecture 2, PDF version, 4 slides per page

Lecture 1 - 09/06/2016 - Ultra Deep Field, Universe as a Time Machine, and Olbers' Paradox
Lecture 1, PPT version
Lecture 1, PDF version, 4 slides per page