Nov 14, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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ASTR 3040 - Astrobiology

3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: A core math course. At least one course (but two is recommended) in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Geology is required.
Description: Introduction to Astrobiology. Topics include the formation of stars and planets, stellar habitable zones, properties of life, origin and evolution of life on Earth, the search for life elsewhere in the Universe, mass extinctions, extremophiles, space missions, SETI, Drake equation. Designed for non-science, liberal arts majors.



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