Astro C162 | Earth and Planetary Science C162
Instructor: Imke de Pater
Time & Location:
TuTh 2-330, 131 CAMPBELL
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.