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Gamma-Ray Bursts

Module PH1374

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2010/1

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
SS 2018WS 2010/1

Basic Information

PH1374 is a semester module in German or English language at Bachelor’s level which is offered every semester.

This module description is valid to WS 2017/8.

If not stated otherwise for export to a non-physics program the student workload is given in the following table.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
120 h 30 h 4 CP

Responsible coordinator of the module PH1374 in the version of WS 2010/1 was Jochen Greiner.

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions

Content

Seminar talks by students on observations of gamma-ray-bursts.

Learning Outcome

After successful participation in the module the student can
use the basic methods of literature retrieval, condense their knowlegde from scientific papers into a presentation and obtain presentation skills.
They have learned the observation of gamma-ray bursts with the GROND-Detector.

Preconditions

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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

The learning outcomes of this module will be developed through the literature search, the study of literature, the preparation of the presentation, the discussion with the teacher, the talk itself and answering questions about it.

Media

Presentation materials, complementary literature

Literature

Specialized literature to the individual topics of the seminar talks will be provided;

own literature search.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

In the course of the seminar each student individually prepares a talk on a topic of current research. Based on this talk the learning outcome is tested.

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.

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