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Astronomy
Term : Fall 2022
Catalog Year : 2022-2023

AST 470 - 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. Co-convened with AST 570. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2022

Prerequisite: AST 280