- Schedule of Classes - April 19, 2021 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - April 19, 2021 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
Survey of chemical and physical processes important to the origin and evolution of planetary systems. The first part of the course will cover the formation of planets including the astronomical context, nucleosynthesis, meteoritics, condensation sequence, accretion, dynamical evolution, and observational constraints (disks, exoplanets, major planets, satellites, and small bodies). The second part of the course will cover planetary internal structure and evolution including melting, differentiation, core formation, convection, thermal evolution, and magnetic fields.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: familiarity with elementary physics and math or permission of instructor.
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: EAS 5780
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRPhysical Sciences Building 401
- Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor.
Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.
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