ASTRO 1199 Are We Alone in the Universe?
This course surveys the possibilities for life in the universe and the search for it, against the backdrop of our modern understanding of the cosmos. It covers ideas about the origin of the universe and how structure arises, the formation of stars and planets, how life might have begun on planets, the evolution of life on the Earth, and the search for life elsewhere in the solar system and beyond.
High school physics and biology
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Summer 2022: Online course
|Section ID:||ASTRO 1199 001-LEC|
|Class dates:||June 21-July 29, 2022|
|Final exam/project due:||Tuesday August 02, 2:30 PM - 4 PM / Online (see Final exams)|
|Time / room:||M-F 2:30 PM - 4 PM / Online|
|Mode of instruction:||Online learning|
|Instructor:||El Moutamid, M. (me366)|
|Notes:||Instructor will work with students from different time zones.|
Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors
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