BMDE 510 Topics in Astrobiology (3 credits)

Offered by: Biomedical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Biomedical Engineering : Introduction to astrobiology, defined as the scientific study of the origin, evolution, distribution and destiny of life in the universe. Includes interdisciplinary lectures in prebiotic chemistry, extremophilic microorganisms, analog sites, habitability, astrodynamics, experimental facilities and instrumentation for space experiments and missions, and recent results from orbital and lander missions.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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