AST9430 – Space Plasma
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Important topics in plasma astrophysics and cosmic physics.
The course gives a theoretical background to master and Ph.D. theses in plasma astrophysics.
To participate in this course you must have an admission to a Ph.D.-programme at a Norvegian University or University College.
If you do not have an admission to the Ph.D.-Programme in Science at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at UiO, you have to apply for hospitantstatus (norwegian text) . For more information, please contact the Department.
Formal prerequisite knowledge
Bachelor degree of the Fysikk, astronomi og meteorologi (bachelor) (being phased out) programme or comparable.
Recommended previous knowledge
Bachelor degree of the Fysikk, astronomi og meteorologi (bachelor) (being phased out) programme, specially AST3130/4130. FYS4620 – An Introduction to Plasma Physics may also be useful.
10 credits AST309 and 10 credits AST5130 – Space Plasma (discontinued).
2 hours of lectures/tutorials each week.
A final oral examination. Compulsory home exercises may be given. Letter grades.
The course is given if 3 or more students sign up.