January 31, 2015

Astronomy et astrophysics

The Astronomy/Astrophysics theme study the whole universe except solar system.

  • It includes in particular the study of:
  • Our galaxy,
  • The structure and the evolution of the Universe in all its components, and since the oldest times,
  • The very first moments of the Universe.

It includes all the types of messengers. In particular, besides the luminous flux in all the wavelengths. It includes "astroparticles" (space rays, neutrinos).

It interfaces with themes:
Solar system and Exobiology (exoplanets, formation of the star systems),Fundamental physics (neutrinos, gravitational waves, Big-bang, intense fields of gravity)Sun, Héliosphère, Magnetospheres (star physics, interactions of the stars with their system)