ASTRO 115 - Introductory Astrobiology: The Search for Life in the Universe
Section: 001
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASTRO 101 or 111.
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Basic high school math and science background.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course covers the recent advances in our knowledge of the sun, Earth, and planets. It presents the Earth as a planet, and the planets and their satellites as bodies with similarities as well as differences with the Earth. The course also covers modern developments in molecular and biochemistry and the ever-relevant question of life on other worlds.

ASTRO 115 - Introductory Astrobiology: The Search for Life in the Universe
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 0321687671
Life in the universe, Author: Jeffrey O. Bennett, Seth Shostak., Publisher: Addison-Wesley 3rd ed.
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