PHYS *1055 The Search for Life in the Universe
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHY 0.12.
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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] or its equivalent.