Official information on my courses can be found on the eLearning webpage of the University of Milano-Bicocca:

Elementi di Astrofisica (AA 2019/2020)


Courses held at the University of Trento

Fisica Generale III (AA 2018/2019)

High Energy Astrophysics (AY 2018/2019)

Main References (L-1 means for example Chapter 1 of Longair):

  • “High Energy Astrophysics” by M. S. Longair [L]
  • “Introduction to High-Energy Astrophysics” by S. Rosswog and M. Brueggen [RB]
  • “Black Holes, White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars” by S. L. Shapiro and S. A. Teukolsky [ST]
  • “A First Course in General Relativity” by B. F. Schutz [S]

Lectures:

  1. 19/02 (16:30-18:30 A212) Introduction [L-A1, L-A4, L-1]
  2. 22/02 (14:30-16:30 A218) Stellar Structure [L-2]
    26/02 (16:30-18:30 A212) no lecture
  3. 01/03 (14:30-16:30 A218) Stellar Evolution [L-2], Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters [L-3, L-4]
  4. 05/03 (16:30-18:30 A212) Polytropic Equation of State [ST-2]
  5. 08-03 (14:30-16:30 A218) White Dwarfs [ST-3]
  6. 12-03 (16:30-18:30 A212) White Dwarfs [ST-4] [exercise 1]
  7. 15-03 (14:30-16:30 A218) TOV Equations
  8. 19-03 (16:30-18:30 A212) Pulsars [RB-5]
  9. 22-03 (14:30-16:30 A218) Black Holes [ST-12]
  10. 26-03 (16:30-18:30 A212) Black Holes [ST-12]
  11. 29-03 (14:30-16:30 A218) Gravitational Waves [S-8, S-9]
  12. 02-04 (16:30-18:30 A212) Gravitational Waves [S-9]
  13. 05-04 (14:30-16:30 A218) GW Sources: NS Collapse to BH
  14. 09-04 (16:30-18:30 A212) GW Sources: Binary Black Holes
  15. 12-04 (14:30-16:30 A218) GW Sources: Binary Neutron Stars
  16. 16-04 (16:30-18:30 A212) GW Sources: Binary Neutron Stars
    19-04 (14:30-16:30 A218) no lecture
  17. 30-04 (16:30-18:30 A212) Gamma Ray Bursts [RB-7]
  18. 03-05 (14:30-16:30 A218) Gamma Ray Bursts [RB-7]
  19. 07-05 (16:30-18:30 A212) EM Counterparts of NS-NS and NS-BH Mergers
  20. 10-05 (14:30-16:30 A218) GW170817
  21. 14-05 (16:30-18:30 A212) Active Galactic Nuclei [L-18, RB-8] [exercise 2]
  22. 17-05 (14:30-16:30 A218) Active Galactic Nuclei [L-18, RB-8]
  23. 21-05 (16:30-18:30 A212) Active Galactic Nuclei [L-18, RB-8]
  24. 24-05 (14:30-16:30 A218) Active Galactic Nuclei [L-18, RB-8]

List of Possible Topics for the Final Exam