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Astrophysics and Cosmology. Instructor: Prof. Somnath Bharadwaj, Department of Physics and Meteorology, IIT Kharagpur

The course covers lessons in Kepler's Law, The Solar System, Binary Systems, Tidal Forces and the Earth Moon System, Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Radiation, Virial Theorem and its Application to Stars, Stellar Physics, White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, Galaxies, The Expanding Universe, Distances and the Hubble Parameter, CMBR and Thermal History, and Big Bang Nucleosynthesis. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Introduction Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Kepler’s Law Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – The Solar System Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – The Solar System (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Binary Systems Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Binary Systems (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Tidal Forces and the Earth Moon System Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Fluid Mechanics Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Hydrostatics and the Solar Wind Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Radiative Transfer Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Radiative Transfer (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Thermal Radiation Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Thermal Radiation and the Sun Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Virial Theorem and its Application to Stars Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Stars: Magnitudes and the H-R Diagram Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Stellar Physics I Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Stellar Physics II Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Stellar Physics III Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Stellar Physics IV Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Stellar Physics V Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – White Dwarfs Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Galaxies Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – Galaxies and the Expanding Universe Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – The Expanding Universe Unlimited
  • Lecture 26 – Dynamics of the Expanding Universe Unlimited
  • Lecture 27 – Dynamics of the Expanding Universe (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 28 – The Expanding Universe and the Cosmological Metric Unlimited
  • Lecture 29 – The Cosmological Space-Time Unlimited
  • Lecture 30 – Distances: Proper Distance, Angular Diameter Distance, Luminosity Distance Unlimited
  • Lecture 31 – Distances: Luminosity Distance (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 32 – Distances and the Hubble Parameter Unlimited
  • Lecture 33 – Distances, the Hubble Parameter and Dark Energy (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 34 – CMBR and Thermal History Unlimited
  • Lecture 35 – CMBR and Thermal History (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 36 – CMBR and Thermal History (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 37 – Thermal History, Expansion Rate and Neutrino Mass Unlimited
  • Lecture 38 – Thermal History: Neutrino Mass, Nucleosynthesis Unlimited
  • Lecture 39 – Big Bang Nucleosynthesis Unlimited
  • Lecture 40 – Big Bang Nucleosynthesis (cont.) Unlimited

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