Title Solar System and Planets
Description Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Properties of sun, planets, asteroids, and comets. Astronomical observations relevant to understanding solar system and its origin. Dynamical problems, including examination of fallacious hypotheses. Meteoritic evidence regarding earliest history of solar system. Chemical models of solar nebula. Space exploration and its planning. P/NP or letter grading.
Units 4 units
Course Days Monday
Time 12:00 PM - 12:05 PM
Location TBD
Level Undergraduate
Course ID 0
Type Lecture
Instructor Jean-Luc Margot
Email jlm@epss.ucla.edu
Phone 310-206-8345

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