EPSC 186 Astrobiology (3 credits)

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Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Science)


Earth & Planetary Sciences : Astrobiology is the study of life throughout the universe. The course will cover the search for, and characterization of, habitable worlds. We will explore the formation and evolution of stars and planets, the astronomical and geological factors that impact a planet's habitability, the evolution of life on Earth, and the potential for biological evolution beyond an organism's planet of origin..

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Cowan, Nicolas (Winter)

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking EPSC 182, ANAT 182, or PHYS 186.

  • 1.Winter

  • 2.This is a double-prefix course and is identical in content with PHYS 186.

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