High Energy Astrophysics
Fall 2015


Lecturer: Prof. Jack Hughes, Busch Campus, Serin-307, Tel: (848)445-8878 , e-mail: jph "at" physics.rutgers.edu

Textbook: 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.

The address of this page is http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/~jackph/2015f/intro.html

Please send any comments to Jack Hughes, jph "at" physics.rutgers.edu.

Revised August 9, 2015