PHYS 186 Astrobiology (3 credits)

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Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)


Physics : 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking EPSC 182, ANAT 182, or EPSC 186.

  • Winter

  • This is a double-prefix course and is identical in content with EPSC 186.

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