Dwarf Galaxies (Capita Selecta, 22/23)

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode WMAS020-03
Vaknaam Dwarf Galaxies (Capita Selecta, 22/23)
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 3
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Dwarf Galaxies (Capita Selecta, 22/23)
Leerdoelen At the end of the course, the student is able to:
1. Have a broad knowledge of dwarf galaxy research and its role in broader astronomical research;
2. Understand different observational tracers of dwarf galaxies and their relative strengths and weaknesses;
3. Explain specifics of dwarf galaxy research to a broader astronomical audience;
4. Develop scientific and persuasive writing skills;
5. Critically read and analyze journal articles;
6. Offer constructive criticism to peers;
7. Present and motivate their own scientific ideas.
Omschrijving This course offers a survey of the importance of dwarf galaxies in modern astronomical research. The course is discussion-based, with students reading a selection of seminal papers in the field and leading discussions on the paper. By the of the course the students should be able to:
1. Have a broad knowledge of dwarf galaxy research and its role in broader astronomical research;
2. Understand different observational tracers of dwarf galaxies and their relative strengths and weaknesses;
3. Explain specifics of dwarf galaxy research to a broader astronomical audience;
4. Develop scientific and persuasive writing skills;
5. Critically read and analyze journal articles;
6. Offer constructive criticism to peers;
7. Present and motivate their own scientific ideas.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Bijeenkomst (S), Hoorcollege (LC), Opdracht (ASM), Practisch werk (PRC)
Vaksoort master
Co├Ârdinator E.A.K. Adams, PhD.
Docent(en) E.A.K. Adams, PhD.
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