Lecturer: Prof. Jack Hughes, Busch Campus, Serin-307, Tel: (848)445-8878 , e-mail: jph "at" physics.rutgers.edu
Introduction to High Energy Astrophysics, by
S. Rosswog & M. Bruggen (required) available from the bookstore
or from Amazon
Overview: Sources of high energy radiation in the Universe; methods and techniques for the detection of high energy radiation; radiative processes
Format: The course consists of 2 lectures each week on Tuesday and Friday from 12:00Noon to 1:20PM in room 009 of the Hill Center Bldg (HLL), Busch Campus.
Homework Policy: Weekly homework (H/W) assignments will be posted on the Assignments tab of the sakai course web site and must be turned in through sakai. ONLY PDF DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. H/W is due by 5:00PM, Friday, of the week indicated. NO LATE HOMEWORKS WILL BE ACCEPTED - NO EXCEPTIONS.
Assessment: In addition to weekly homework, there will be 2 midterms and a final project.
Announcements: Special announcements will be posted on the web. The home page for the course is http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ugrad/442/
Office Hours: You may come by Prof. Hughes' office anytime (best to phone or e-mail first) or send him brief questions via e-mail.
Please send any comments to Jack Hughes, jph "at" physics.rutgers.edu.
Revised August 9, 2015