Physical and Chemical Processes in the Interstellar Medium
Demonstrate the ability to apply this knowledge to understand the importance of dust, PAHs, HII regions, PDRs, phases in the ISM, molecular clouds, shock waves and SN explosions.
The Galactic Ecosystem
Identify the five phases of the interstellar medium, the physics and chemistry that characterizes these different regions, and their interaction. Solve problems related to atomic and molecular spectroscopy, gas cooling, gas heating, gas-phase chemical reactions, and grain-surface chemistry.
Write in standard journal format using LaTex, as evidenced by a term paper.
Verbal Skills and Comprehension
Give a professional oral presentation
Learning to Work with Real Data
Reduce and analyze actual observations.