Astronomy
Term : Fall 2020
Catalog Year : 2020-2021

AST 570 - Astrochemistry

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Description: This course covers the synthesis of elements in stars, partitioning of elements between solids, liquids, and gas during the formation of the Solar System, an overview of the chemistry of extraterrestrial materials, isotopic tools to investigate planet formation, a chemical timeline of the Solar System, and chemical case studies of asteroids, comets, and planets. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2020

Prerequisite: Admission to Astronomy and Planetary Science PhD