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ENVS 180A
Astrobiogeochemistry
Spring

In this course we will address fundamental questions of the natural world including: Are we alone?, Is life common or rare in theUniverse?, How do we go about looking for life elsewhere? and Whatis the future of life on Earth and beyond? To wrestle with these questions we will take an interdisciplinary planetary science approach that involves the content, origin and evolution of the Solar System and the potential for life elsewhere. That is to examine the chemical and physical aspects of habitability, the overarching characteristics of life,the physical and chemical conditions for life and so
2017-18 One time only.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Felisa Wolfe-Simon

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Scientific Inquiry

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Last Updated: 6/23/17