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Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

  • 7.5 credits

The course describes:

Nuclear physics: properties of the atomic nuclei. Alpha-, beta- and gamma decay. Nuclear reactions. Ethical and social assessments.

Particle physics: Standard model for particle physics. Feynman diagrams to illustrate processes and estimations of cross sections.

Astrophysics and cosmology: Our place in the universe, something about stars, galaxies, and other astronomical objects and cosmic radiation. Early universe and the formation of elements, dark matter and dark energy.

Further course information will appear soon on this page. Until then, information can be found on the department website.