Astronomy 220B 
Star Formation 
Fall Quarter, 2014

Class meeting time

Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 - 3:45 PM
356 Interdisciplinary Sciences Building

Professor contact information

Prof. Mark Krumholz
109 Center for Adaptive Optics Building
Phone: 459-1312
Email: mkrumhol at REMOVE.THIS.ucsc.edu
Office hours: by appointment

Syllabus

Course syllabus

Homework Assignments

Homework 1, due October 14; solutions
Homework 2, due October 28; solutions
Homework 3, due November 18; solutions
Homework 4, due December 2; solutions
Homework 5, due December 16; solutions

Lecture Notes

October 2, Class 1: Observing the Cold ISM (slides)
October 7, Class 2: Observing Young Stars (slides)
October 14, Class 4: Physical Processes: Turbulence (slides)
October 23, Class 7: Giant Molecular Clouds (slides)
November 4, Class 9: Star Formation Laws II: Theory (slides)
November 6, Class 10: Stellar Clustering (slides)
November 7, Class 11: The IMF I: Observations (slides)
November 13, Class 12: The IMF II: Theory (slides)
November 18, Class 13: Massive Star Formation (slides)
December 4, Class 16: Protostar Formation
December 5, Class 17: Protostellar Evolution (slides)
December 9, Class 18: Late Stage Disks (slides)
December 11, Class 19: The Onset of Planet Formation (slides)

Paper Presentation Schedule

October 14: Katherina
October 21: Emily
October 28: Marie L.
November 4: Marie C.
November 13: Eric
November 20: Alexa
December 2: Tiffany
December 9: Chris