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GEOL.5130 Exploring the Solar System

Id: 041106 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


We live in a remarkable era of robotic space exploration. In this course, we will walk through the formation of the Solar System and the comparative evolutions of the planets, moons, and other objects form a geological perspective, with special attention paid to the latest research and missions. We will also consider the prospects for life on other planetary bodies in our Solar System and in extrasolar planetary systems.


CHEM.1110 General Chemistry I, and PHYS.1030 General Physics I, and GEOL.1010 General Geology.

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