Radiation astronomy/Courses

The objective of the various pathways, or courses, is to provide students with the fundamental descriptions that constitute the field and science of radiation astronomy. At the end of their choices of paths, the course, a student should have a well-rounded knowledge of astronomy, radiation astronomy, and observational and theoretical radiation astronomy, each as they apply to the occurrences of radiation on, within or from above the Earth.

The images show LIGO and Livingston, Louisiana, measurement of gravitational waves. Credit: B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration).{{free media}}

These courses are built upon the ongoing research performed by radiation astronomers around the world and in the not so empty space above the Earth's atmosphere.

PrerequisitesEdit

Although a working knowledge of calculus and physics is beneficial, most concepts presented require only an understanding of algebra. Additional learning resources are also provided through the courses to increase a student's background knowledge.

Completion levelsEdit

Each learning resource is dynamic. Some lectures change and expand maximizing at just over 100 kB. Others may be lists of resources.

PortalsEdit

  1. Introduction
  2. Resources
  3. Special lectures
  4. Theory
  5. Special topics
  6. Selected images
  7. Lessons
  8. Quizzes
  9. Latoratories
  10. Problems
  11. Projects
  12. Related portals
  13. Related topics
  14. Things you can do!
  15. Sister projects

SyllabiEdit

LecturesEdit

Radiation-based lectures (alphabetical)Edit

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  1. Acoustic astronomy 20 January 2022‎
  2. Active galactic nuclei astronomy 6 January 2022
  3. Aerometeor astronomy 12 January 2022
  4. Alpha-particle astronomy 12 January 2022
  5. Asteroid astronomy 12 January 2022‎
  6. Atomic astronomy 12 January 2022
  7. Baryon astronomy 13 January 2022
  8. Beta-particle astronomy 13 January 2022
  9. Blue astronomy 13 January 2022
  10. Cloud astronomy 13 January 2022
  11. Color astronomy 13 January 2022
  12. Cometary astronomy 13 January 2022
  13. Cosmic-ray astronomy 13 January 2022
  14. Cryometeor astronomy 13 January 2022‎
  15. Cyan astronomy 16 January 2022‎
  16. Electromagnetic astronomy 14 January 2022
  17. Electron astronomy 14 January 2022
  18. Fiery meteor astronomy 14 January 2022
  19. Galaxy astronomy 14 January 2022‎
  20. Galaxy cluster astronomy 14 January 2022
  21. Gamma-ray astronomy 14 January 2022
  22. Gravitational astronomy 14 January 2022‎
  23. Green astronomy 14 January 2022
  24. Hadron astronomy 15 January 2022‎
  25. High-velocity galaxy astronomy 15 January 2022‎
  26. Hydrometeor astronomy 15 January 2022
  27. Hypervelocity stellar astronomy 15 January 2022
  28. Infrared astronomy 15 January 2022‎
  29. Kuiper belt astronomy 15 January 2022‎
  30. Lightning astronomy 25 January 2022
  31. Lithometeor astronomy 15 January 2022
  32. Meson astronomy 15 January 2022
  33. Meteor astronomy 15 January 2022
  34. Meteoroid astronomy 16 December 2020
  35. Meteor-shower astronomy 16 December 2020‎
  36. Microwave astronomy 15 January 2022
  37. Mineral astronomy 16 January 2022‎
  38. Molecule astronomy 16 January 2022‎
  39. Muon astronomy 16 January 2022‎‎
  40. Nebula astronomy 16 January 2022‎
  41. Neutrals astronomy 16 January 2022‎
  42. Neutrino astronomy 16 January 2022‎‎
  43. Neutron astronomy 17 January 2022‎
  44. Oort cloud astronomy 17 January 2022‎
  45. Optical astronomy 17 January 2022‎
  46. Orange astronomy 17 January 2022‎
  47. Particle astronomy 17 January 2022‎‎
  48. Planetary astronomy 18 January 2022‎
  49. Plasma-meteor astronomy 18 January 2022‎
  50. Positron astronomy 18 January 2022‎
  51. Proton astronomy 18 January 2022‎‎
  52. Radar astronomy 19 January 2022‎
  53. Radiation astronomy 19 January 2022‎
  54. Radio astronomy 19 January 2022‎‎
  55. Red astronomy 19 January 2022‎
  56. Rock astronomy 19 January 2022‎
  57. Scattered disk astronomy 19 January 2022‎
  58. Standard candle astronomy 19 January 2022‎
  59. Stellar astronomy 19 January 2022‎
  60. Subatomics astronomy 20 January 2022
  61. Submillimeter astronomy 20 January 2022‎
  62. Superluminal astronomy 20 January 2022
  63. Synchrotron astronomy 20 January 2022‎
  64. Tauon astronomy 20 January 2022
  65. Ultraviolet astronomy 20 January 2022
  66. Violet astronomy 20 January 2022
  67. Visual astronomy 20 January 2022
  68. X-ray astronomy 20 January 2022‎
  69. Yellow astronomy 20 January 2022‎

Radiation-based lecturesEdit

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Technology lecturesEdit

  1. Aircraft 32 kb 26 January 2022
  2. Astronomical observatories 96 kb 11 January 2022 ann MPN January 2014
  3. Balloons 61 kb 26 January 2022
  4. Clocks 56 kb 25 February 2022‎
  5. Detectors 100 kb 3 February 2022‎ ann MPN 2013
  6. Materials 35 kb 14 February 2022
  7. Motion sensors 5 kb 2 February 2022
  8. Rocketry 71 kb 11 December 2021‎
  9. Satellites 202 kb ann MPN January 2014
  10. Sounding rockets 28 kb 25 February 2022
  11. Spectrographs 12 kb ann MPN 26 July 2017
  12. Spectrometers 16 kb 13 June 2021
  13. Sun-synchronous radiation astronomy 7 kb 27 February 2022‎
  14. Telescopes 1 kb ann MPN January 2014
  15. X-ray trigonometric parallax 101 kb ann MPN 19 August 2018

Topic-based lecturesEdit

  1. Astronomy 107 kb, 31 December 2021, ann MPN 10 September 2012
  2. Astrophysics 38 kb, 24 August 2021
  3. Atmospheres 72 kb, 11 June 2021
  4. Cosmogony 102 kb, 6 December 2020‎, ann MPN January 2014
  5. Electromagnetic radiation 116 kb, 7 December 2020, ann MPN 17 November 2016
  6. Entities 93 kb, 5 December 2020‎
  7. History 119 kb, 2 June 2021, ann MPN 23 January 2020
  8. Geography 97 kb, 4 March 2022‎
  9. Mathematical astronomy 85 kb, 9 April 2021
  10. Mathematics of radiation 92 kb, 5 December 2020
  11. Meteor radiation 113 kb, 15 January 2022‎, ann MPN 10 September 2012
  12. Theoretical astronomy 97 kb, 7 September 2021, ann January 2014
  13. Theoretical radiation astronomy 9 kb, 18 June 2021, ann 2013

Spectrometry-based lecturesEdit

  1. Absorptions 53 kB 14 March 2022‎
  2. Astrochemistry 89 kB 30 June 2021, ann 10 October 2012
  3. Backgrounds 33 kB 28 January 2022‎, ann 9 March 2017
  4. Bands 17kB 11 June 2021
  5. Chemicals
  6. Continua 24 kB 14 January 2022
  7. Diffractions 71 kB 20 June 2021
  8. Distillations 19 kB 24 June 2021
  9. Distributionals 6 kB 11 January 2022
  10. Emissions 2 kB 1 December 2020
  11. Empiricisms 23 kB 2 January 2021
  12. Fluorescences 37 kB 22 August 2021
  13. Intensities 16 kB 14 January 2022
  14. Lensings 2 kB 31 May 2021
  15. Luminescences 86 kB 2 July 2021
  16. Magnetism 60 kB 25 January 2022
  17. Polarizations 63 kB 14 January 2022
  18. Reflections 9 kB 1 June 2021
  19. Refractions 57 kB 27 August 2021
  20. Scatterings 17 kB 2 June 2021
  21. Spallations 13 kB 2 June 2021‎
  22. Spatials 15 kB 1 June 2021‎
  23. Spectrals 12 kB 1 June 2021‎
  24. Spectroscopy 39 kB 1 December 2020‎
  25. Temporals 14 kB 31 May 2021
  26. Transductions 11 kB 11 July 2021
  27. Transformations 8 kB 5 March 2022
  28. Transmissivity
  29. Transmutations 6 kb 1 June 2021
  30. Wavelength shifts 5 kB 1 June 2021

Entity-based lecturesEdit

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Source-based lecturesEdit

  1. First astronomical sources 87 kB 5 December 2020, ann January 2014
  2. First astronomical X-ray sources 140 kB 7 December 2020‎, ann 8 August 2017
  3. Intergalactic medium 103 kB 30 November 2020‎, ann February 2014
  4. Interplanetary medium 106 kb 2 December 2020, ann February 2014
  5. Interstellar medium 102 kB 6 December 2020, ann 9 August 2017
  6. Radiation sources 38 kB 2 December 2020‎
  7. Source astronomy 127 kB 20 June 2021, ann January 2014

Object-based lecturesEdit

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  1. Aion
  2. Airborne radiation astronomy
  3. Alloys
  4. Analytical radiation astronomy
  5. Ariel as a rocky object
  6. Asteroids as a gaseous object
  7. Asteroids as a liquid object
  8. Asteroids as a plasma object
  9. Asteroids as a rocky object
  10. Astroglaciology
  11. Astronomical regions
  12. Callisto as a rocky object
  13. Ceres as a gaseous object
  14. Ceres as a liquid object
  15. Ceres as a plasma object
  16. Ceres as a rocky object
  17. Compounds
  18. Coronal clouds
  19. Craters
  20. Dione as a rocky object
  21. Earth as a gaseous object
  22. Earth as a liquid object
  23. Earth as a plasma object
  24. Earth as a rocky object
  25. Earth orbits  
  26. Enceladus as ice sheets
  27. Europa
  28. Exploratory astronomy  
  29. Ganymede
  30. Gaseous objects  
  31. Heliocentric astronomy  
  32. Io as a gaseous object
  33. Io as a liquid object
  34. Io as a plasma object
  35. Io as a rocky object
  36. Io volcanism
  37. Jupiter
  38. Liquid objects
  39. Magnetohydrodynamics  R
  40. Mars as a gaseous object
  41. Mars as a liquid object
  42. Mars as a plasma object
  43. Mars as a rocky object  
  44. Materials
  45. Mercury as a gaseous object
  46. Mercury as a liquid object
  47. Mercury as a plasma object
  48. Mercury as a rocky object
  49. Meteorites
  50. Mineral astronomy  
  51. Mineralogy
  52. Minerals
  53. Miranda  
  54. Moon as a gaseous object
  55. Moon as a liquid object
  56. Moon as a plasma object
  57. Moon as a rocky object
  58. Neptune as a gaseous object
  59. Neptune as a liquid object
  60. Neptune as a plasma object
  61. Neptune as a rocky object
  62. Nucleosynthesis
  63. Planets
  64. Radiation objects S
  65. Object astronomy  
  66. Orbital platforms  
  67. Plasma objects
  68. Plasma-object astronomy  
  69. Pluto as a gaseous object
  70. Pluto as a liquid object
  71. Pluto as a plasma object
  72. Pluto
  73. Rocks
  74. Rocky objects
  75. Saturn as a gaseous object
  76. Saturn as a liquid object  
  77. Saturn as a plasma object
  78. Saturn as a rocky object
  79. Scattered discs  
  80. Serpens X-1
  81. Skys
  82. Solar systems
  83. Sun as a gaseous object
  84. Sun as a liquid object
  85. Sun as a plasma object
  86. Sun as a rocky object
  87. Sun-synchronous orbits  
  88. Titan as a gaseous object
  89. Titan as a liquid object
  90. Titan as a plasma object
  91. Titan as a rocky object
  92. Titania  
  93. Triton  
  94. Uranus as a gaseous object
  95. Uranus as a liquid object
  96. Uranus as a plasma object
  97. Uranus as a rocky object
  98. Venus as a gaseous object
  99. Venus as a liquid object
  100. Venus as a plasma object
  101. Venus as a rocky object
  102. Vesta
  103. Volcanoes
  104. Plasmas/Plasma objects/Volcanoes
  105. Gases/Gaseous objects/Volcanoes
  106. Liquids/Liquid objects/Volcanoes
  107. Rocks/Rocky objects/Volcanoes
  108. Zodiacal lights

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External linksEdit

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