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TÄHT7032 Active galactic nuclei 6 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

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;
read and understand the main points (but not necessary the details) of scientific papers on the subject;
know the present status and the foreseen future directions of AGN research, with particular emphasis on Finnish research.

Teacher responsible

Esko Valtaoja

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12-Jan-2015 –
Lectures 28 h
Mon 12-Jan-2015 - 23-Feb-2015 weekly at 12.00-14.00, XVII
Tue 13-Jan-2015 - 24-Feb-2015 weekly at 12.00-14.00, XVIII
Exercises 12 h
Wed 14-Jan-2015 - 25-Feb-2015 weekly at 8.00-10.00, XVI