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450101 SE COSMOS Topic Seminar: Classical Results on Star Formation (PI) (2021W)

Continuous assessment of course work
MIXED

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

in-person if possible, otherwise on-line

Wednesday 13.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 20.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 27.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 03.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 10.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 17.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 24.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 01.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 15.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 12.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 19.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17
Wednesday 26.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 Astronomie Sternwarte, Türkenschanzstraße 17

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims and contents: During this seminar we will present and discuss classic and pioneer papers on the field of star formation. By dissecting several of the most influential papers in the last century the goal of this lecture is to introduce some of the most relevant results on the field, the historical context in which these ideas were presented, the technological developments that made them possible, and their implication for later studies.

Assessment and permitted materials

The seminar is in English. Attendance with active participation in the scientific discussions as well as at least one (informal) presentation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

During this course, each student will be assigned to a key paper(s) selected by their relevance in the field. With the assistance of the lecturers, the students will have the opportunity to investigate the references, results, and implications of this research. Each student will show their findings in an oral presentation followed by an open discussion and questions with the rest of the class.

Participants will be graded according to the quality of their presentation, the clarity of the concepts explained there, as well as their active participation in other discussions and talks.

Minimum requirements:
- presence (minimum 90%)
- oral presentation
- active participation

Examination topics

Arguments presented and discussed in class (see contents outlined above).

Reading list

Participants will be provided with links to key papers to start their research all accessible online: https://www.alvarohacar.com/teaching/2021wise-classical-results-on-star-formation

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