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Introduction to Astroparticle Physics



Time and place:

  • Mo 10:00-11:45, Room SRTL (307)

Fields of study

  • WF Ph-BA 56789ABCDEF
  • WF Ph-MA 1

Prerequisites / Organisational information

The lecture provides an introduction to astrophysics and cosmology. The topics are further investigated with practical exercises.
Useful pre-knowledge: nuclear and elementary particle physics


- Basic principles of astrophysics
- The high-energy universe
- Detection of high-energy hadrons, photons and neutrinos
- Astrophysical objects
- Stars, supernovae, pulsars
- Black holes, active galactic nuclei, gamma-ray bursts
- Introduction to cosmology
- Dark matter and dark energy