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Term : Summer 2017
Catalog Year : 2016-2017

AST 570 - Astrochemistry

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

No sections currently offered.

Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree in Physics or Astronomy