Extragalactic Astrophysics

**Instructor of Record:**Prof. Dr. Marcus Brüggen**When?**Mo 12.15-13.45, Tue 12.30-13.15**Where?**SemRm3**grade is based on (i) a single one-hour written exam held at the end of the course (100%) and (ii) homework (pass/fail per sheet) (20%). Full marks can be achieved with the exam. The homework can yield up to 20% bonus points.**

Assessment:Assessment:

**This course gives an elementary introduction to astrophysics on the scales of galaxies and beyond. Much of the material will be presented on a blackboard which means that attendance is strongly recommended. The lecture will be held in English. There will be an emphasis on solving problems and the course will conclude with a written exam.**

Summary:Summary:

**P. Schneider: Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology: An Introduction**

Books:Books:

S. Rosswog, M. Brüggen: Introduction to High-Energy Astrophysics

**Lecture Notes (excerpt):**

Script Scan

Galaxies (slides from Wolfram Schmidt) pdf

Galaxy Clusters: Cluster slides

**Problem sheets**

Problem Sheet 1due 25.4.2016

Problem Sheet 1

**Problem Sheet 2**due 3.5.2016

Problem Sheet 3 due 24.5.2016