Earth SciencesEART 290E Topics in Planetary Science

We examine one well-defined topic in planetary science, beginning with a summary of current knowledge and concluding with the latest research literature. Topics will vary from year to year and may include planetary collisions, terrestrial planets, origin of planetary systems, small bodies, the New Mars, and satellites of Jupiter. Achievement will be evaluated based on class participation, exams, and a research project.

Requirements

Open to undergraduate majors with permission of instructor. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Myriam Telus

Repeatable for credit

Yes