Earth & Planetary Sciences : Astrobiology is the study of life throughout the universe. The course will cover the search for, and characterization of, habitable worlds. We will explore the formation and evolution of stars and planets, the astronomical and geological factors that impact a planet's habitability, the evolution of life on Earth, and the potential for biological evolution beyond an organism's planet of origin..
Terms: Winter 2024
Instructors: Mahmoudi, Nagissa; Minarik, William (Winter)