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Physics Bachelor Information
Additional Courses, Seminars and Colloquia
First or Second Year Additional Courses
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0351-00LAstronomyZ2 credits2VH. M. Schmid, W. Schmutz
AbstractAn overview on the important topics in modern astronomy: planets, sun, stars, milky way, galaxies, and cosmology
ObjectiveThis lecture gives a general introduction to main topics in modern astronomy. The lecture provide a basis for the more advanced lectures in astrophysics.
ContentPlaneten, Sonne, Sterne, Milchstrasse, Galaxien und Kosmologie.
Lecture notesKopien der Präsentationen werde zur Verfügung gestellt.
LiteratureAstronomie. Harry Nussbaumer, Hans Martin Schmid
vdf Vorlesungsskripte (8. Auflage)

Der Neue Kosmos. A. Unsöld, B. Baschek, Springer
401-1511-00LGeometryZ3 credits2V + 1UT. Ilmanen
AbstractWe will study the topology and geometry of 2 and 3 dimensional spaces (manifolds) from an informal point of view.
Objective-what is it like to live in a non-Euclidean space (for example, in a surface)?
-orientation, genus, curvature
-classification of closed orientable surfaces
-spherical, Euclidean, and hyperbolic geometry
-3-manifolds a la Thurston
LiteratureJeffrey R. Weeks. The Shape of Space.

Edwin A. Abbott. Flatland. 1884.
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