ASTRON C162 - Planetary Astrophysics

Description
Physics of planetary systems, both solar and extra-solar. Star and planet formation, radioactive dating, small-body dynamics and interaction of radiation with matter, tides, planetary interiors, atmospheres, and magnetospheres. High-quality oral presentations may be required in addition to problem sets and a final exam.
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
64
Avg. Sections
1