Mar 04, 2024  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASTR 303 - Life in the Universe


Unit(s): 3 Lecture: 3 hours
The course is an appraisal of the possibilities and prospects for life in the universe and travel beyond our Solar System. Topics to be covered include: the nature of life, habitability of Earth and other worlds within our Solar System, detection of planets beyond our Solar System, the search for life beyond Earth, and space travel. This course emphasizes the scientific method, especially the development of scientific theories founded in observational and experimental evidence. Satisfies GE, category B3 (Specific Emphasis in Natural Sciences).

Grading: OPT
Prerequisite(s): ASTR 100 or another course in Astronomy.



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