Professor G Srinivasan
Visiting Professor, Indian Institute for Astrophysics

This summer course aims to give a broad perspective on gravity, astrophysics and cosmology and is suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in physics and astronomy. Professor G Srinivasan is a specialist in Condensed matter Physics and Astrophysics and is an excellent teacher. After acquiring his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1970, he had a distinguished career as a scientist and teacher at the IBM Research Laboratory, Chalmers University of Technology, University of Cambridge, and Raman Research Institute. He has done pioneering work in condensed matter physics and astrophysics, and is the author of the best selling popular science books “What Are The Stars?” and “Can Stars Find Peace?”.

Topics:

  • L1 : Einstein's Theory of Relativity
  • L 2 : Principles of Radiative Transfer
  • L 3 : What are the stars?
  • L 4 : The solar neutrino puzzle.
  • L 5 : White Dwarfs as Quantum stars.
  • L 6 : Neutron Stars.
  • L 7 : Pulsars
  • L 8 : Black Holes I
  • L 9 : Black Holes II
  • L 10 : Between the stars.
  • L 11 : Supernovae 
  • L 12 : Contemporary Cosmology I
  • L 13 : Contemporary Cosmology II

Schedule

  • May 17, 19 *
  • May 24, 26 *
  • May 31,  June 2 **
  • June 7, 9 **
  • June 21, 23 *
  • June 28, 30 **
  • July 5 **

Time: 10:00 AM

Venue: Ramanujan Lecture Hall * / Madhava Lecture Hall **,  ICTS Campus, Bangalore

An additional shuttle has been arranged from IISc (parking lot in front of the library) to ICTS at 8:40 am tomorrow (17/05/2017) for the summer course by Prof. G Srinivasan. This shuttle will start along with the regular shuttle at 8:40 am.

A return shuttle to IISc has been arranged after the lecture around 12:00 noon.

For attending the course, please write to academicoffice@icts.res.in before 10 May 2017

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