ASTR E-50 Moons and Planets
Fall Term 2016 CRN 15035
Continuing explorations by robot spacecraft and landers reveal strikingly diverse landscapes and atmospheres throughout the solar system. What are they like? What processes account for their (and our) origin, and for their appearance and behavior as we see them today? These questions are the focus of this introductory astronomy course for students without backgrounds in mathematics or physics.