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Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

ASTR363 (ASTR36300)

Offering:

Fall, Class 3, Cr. 3

Prerequisites:

MA 162, PHYS 220, or consent of instructor.

Description:

Introduction to the solar system. Topics to be covered include the processes responsible for the origin and evolution of the solar system, a physical and chemical description of solar system objects (sun, planets, asteroids, comets, and meteorites), interactions between these objects, and the evolution of planetary surfaces and atmospheres.

Last Updated: May 12, 2016 3:47 PM

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