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Galaxies and the Universe

Galaxies and the Universe

This site is a collection of lecture notes for a course called the universe of galaxies. These notes discuss the integrated properties, classification, stellar and gaseous content of galxies; galaxies within, gasesous content, and the evolution of clusters of galaxies; QSOs, Seyfert nuclei, radio galaxies, and the central engine of active nuclei; the Gunn-Peterson effect and QSO absorption systems; observations and theories of galaxy formation and evolution; cosmological models, dark matter, and gravitational lensing.


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