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PHAS4317/PHASG317: Galaxy and Cluster Dynamics

This course provides a mathematical approach to the dynamics of galaxies and star and galaxy clusters.

Topics covered include:

  • The observational properties of galaxies and clusters
  • The mathematical foundations of stellar dynamics
  • Dynamical properties of spiral galaxies: the Milky Way
  • The dynamics of stellar encounters
  • The dynamics of stellar clusters
  • The dynamical properties of elliptical galaxies
  • The dynamics of clusters of galaxies

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