This is one of the webpages for PHY404: Star Formation and Evolution, a lecture course at the University of Sheffield. This covers the 12 lectures on star and planet formation.
Lecturer: Simon Goodwin, room E48.
The deadline for the article on an aspect of star formation is Monday November 16th at 4pm.
Instructions for the article.
Star formation chapter
Lecture 1: The basics of star formation
Lecture 2: From cores to stars
The virial theorem
Lecture 3: The initial conditions of
Lecture 4: From cores to stars
The Jeans mass
Lecture 5: Pre-main sequence stars
Lecture 6: Multiple stars
Lecture 7: Star clusters and the IMF
Lecture 8: Extremes: brown dwarfs and
Lecture 9: Core accretion theory
Lecture 10: Planet properties
Lecture 11: Migration and evolution
Lecture 12: Star and planet formation