Institute of Astronomy

CATAM

CATAM Questions for incoming 2020-2021 Part III/MAST students

The submission deadline is 5pm Wednesday 23th September 2020 and the email address for your submission is ugadmin@ast.cam.ac.uk

See also, the Maths CATAM website;

Note the manual on the CATAM website may be for the new Academic year (2020-2021).  You need the Part II CATAM 2019-2020manual (see attachments at the bottom of this page for this manual) for incoming Part III/MAST Astrophysics students.

You might also find it useful to read the example Part IB CATAM solution available at:

At the bottom of this web page you will find the 2019-2020 CATAM manual and any data required.

Questions for incoming 2020-2021 Part III/MAST Astrophysics students from the 2019-2020 CATAM manual are:

14 General Relativity

14.5  Cosmological Distances
14.6  Isolating Integrals for Geodesic Motion

See attachment below for data for question 14.5  Cosmological Distances is below: II_14.5_2017.txt

23 Astrophysics

23.5  Ionization of the Interstellar Gas near a Star
23.6  Accretion Discs

Questions for previous year incoming 2019-2020 Part III/MAST Astrophysics students from the 2018-2019 CATAM manual are:

14 General Relativity

14.1 Particle or Photon Orbits near a Black Hole
14.7 Gravitational Radiation from Point Masses in a Keplerian Orbit 

23 Astrophysics

23.1 Generating a Consistent Self-Gravitating System
23.4 Stellar Structure

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