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Fakultät für Physik der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität


Astrophysical lab course
for Master’s students

Summer semester 2024

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There will be a preparatory course providing an introduction to the computers and software systems used in the USM lab courses, taking place on April 10th & 12th. This course is intended for students who have not yet taken a USM lab course (see below). Participation is voluntary but highly recommended, in order to perform all required tasks during the lab.

If you plan to attend this voluntary preparation course, then please write an email to Kerstin.Paech AT physik.lmu.de, with subject “I plan to attend the introduction for USM / Linux, Python etc. computing”. In the email, provide your full name (as in your immatriculation) and your Matrikel number. Registration deadline for the course is April 9th. The exact time and location will be communicated after registration. This regards Master of Physics students. New students for the Master of Astrophysics program starting in the Summer Semester 2024 have already been contacted by us.

General information:

Places and Times:
Tuesday 13:30–18:00, University Observatory.
Note that May 21 is a lab day even if there are no lectures at LMU on this day.
Briefing for summer semester 2024:
Tuesday, 16th of April 2024, 13:30.
Note: Master’s students in astrophysics or physics who have already completed their first semester of labs do not have to participate in this briefing if they send email to the course organizers (Stella Seitz, Arno Riffeser) confirming that they will attend this course. You may request other students as possible partners for the labs (but there is no guarantee).
Date of first lab:
Tuesday, 23rd of April 2024, 13:30.
This lab course is for:
Master’s students in astrophysics and physics only.
LMU Bachelor’s students in physics can be admitted if they are already admitted to the Master’s program in astrophysics or physics and if we have enough tutors!
Students who have applied for the Master’s program in astrophysics or physics but have not been admitted cannot participate in this lab.
In case you have questions or need further information (regarding these lab courses):
Please contact Dr. Stella Seitz (stella_at_usm.lmu.de) or Dr. Arno Riffeser (arri_at_usm.lmu.de) by email.

Further information:

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