PHYS *1055 The Search for Life in the Universe

3 hours; 3 credits

The solar system. Exploration of the planets. Life in the solar system. The search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Interstellar communication and space travel. Recommended for nonscience majors. Physics *1050 [0.11] is not a prerequisite for Physics *1055 [0.12]. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or who have completed Physics 0.6 or 31 or 32.)

Prerequisite: [Core Studies 7.2] or its equivalent, or Core Curriculum 1331 [3.31]/Physics 1331/Physics 1005 or its equivalent.


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