Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2017–2018
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TÄHT7032 Active galactic nuclei 6 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

understand the observational methods that are used for studying active galactic nuclei (AGN) and related objects;

understand what is, at present, the main theoretical framework used to explain the observations, and what is the evidence for the framework;

explain the main observed AGN phenomena with the help of basic physical processes;

describe the main open questions in AGN research and what observational or theoretical advances are needed / planned for answering them;

understand the special terminology of AGN research and be able to use it in their own research.

Teacher responsible

Talvikki Hovatta

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Lectures 28 h
Tue 6-Mar-2018 - 24-Apr-2018 weekly at 10.00-12.00, Qh314
Thu 8-Mar-2018 - 26-Apr-2018 weekly at 12.00-14.00, h. 109
Exercises 12 h
Mon 12-Mar-2018 - 23-Apr-2018 weekly at 10.00-12.00, h. 109