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ASTR 330 - Extrasolar planets and planet formation

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
A study of current research on extrasolar planets and planet formation, and connections between the two. Course involves close reading and presentation of field-specific articles. Research topics include observational techniques such as adaptive optics imaging, interferometry and spectroscopy, as well as theoretical investigations of the physics of protoplanetary disk evolution and planet formation. Colette Salyk.

Prerequisite(s): ASTR 230 , junior or senior status, or permission of the instructor.

Two 75-minute periods.

Course Format: CLS

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