• Planetary Astrophysics

    Astron C162

    CCN: 20743

    Instructor: Imke de Pater

    Time & Location:

    T TH 2:00 - 3:30PM 131 Campbell Hall



    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.