NEW for 2002/3!!!
There are new versions of the Pulsars and Accretion sections available
below. If you don't want to download the whole files - the additional
material on the pulsar in EXO0748 and the magnetic fields in accretion
discs are available separately as well.
The latest Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra movies of the Crab pulsar
These are the most up to date PowerPoint (.ppt) versions of the lecture notes:
Absorption and Radiation
Processes (Last updated 2005/6)
Cosmic Rays (Last updated 2005/6)
Supernovae (last updated 2005/6)
Pulsars (last updated 2005/6)
Accretion (last updated 2005/6)
Active Galactic Nuclei (last updated 2005/6)
Homework Sheet 1 - Questions & Answers (18/04/2005)
Please contact me if you have any problems reading any of these files.
Other Web sources of material for High Energy Astrophysics courses :
Niel Brandt's High Energy Astrophysics course at Pennsylvania State University
ESA's XMM-Newton public outreach
New results from the NASA Chandra X-ray observatory
Science from the Hubble Space Telescope
Len Culhane - 17th March 2006
jlc at mssl.ucl.ac.uk