ASTRO 401 - Exoplanets
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Enforced Prerequisites:
MATH 215, 255 or 285, and prior or concurrent enrollment in PHYSICS 340 or PHYSICS 360, or graduate standing.
Advisory Prerequisites:
MATH 216, 256 or 286 and ASTRO 201.
Other Course Info:
W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

"Exoplanets" are planets found outside of our Solar System, orbiting stars other than the Sun. This course gives an overview of exoplanet science: the physics underlying topics within planet discovery and characterization; major and recent scientific results; and how these findings put our Solar System in context with and inform astrobiology.

ASTRO 401 - Exoplanets
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
28578
Open
40
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780691156811
How Do You Find an Exoplanet, Author: John Asher Johnson
Required
ISBN: 052161855X
Fundamental planetary science : physics, chemistry, and habitability, Author: Jack Lissauer and Imke de Pater, Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1. publ. 2013
Required
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