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 2015–2016
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
TÄHT7035 Galaxies and cosmology 8 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II 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

Student can describe structural, dynamical, chemical and dark matter differences between elliptical, spiral and dwarf galaxies. Student can describe the significance of the mergers, interactions for the evolution of galaxies. Student can explain relation between black holes and nuclei activity. Student can estimate masses of galaxy clusters.

The student can explain Friedmann's cosmological model as the basis for study of the evolution and matter-energy contents of the universe. She/He can use Friedmann's model as an instrument to make a variety of cosmological calculations. He/She can explain the basic structure formation theory of the universe starting from initial quantum fluctuations through different cosmic epochs. Student can explain formation of the cosmic microwave radiation and it's theoretical and observational significance.

Teachers responsible

Pekka Heinämäki
Pekka Teerikorpi
Roberto de Propris

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12-Jan-2016 –
Lectures 40 h
Tue 12-Jan-2016 - 15-Mar-2016 weekly at 12.00-14.00, XVIII
Wed 13-Jan-2016 - 9-Mar-2016 weekly at 8.00-10.00, Qh314
24-Feb-2016 , No lecture
2-Mar-2016 , No lecture
16-Mar-2016 , Peruutettu / Cancelled
Exercises 16 h
To be agreed