ASTR UN3102 Planetary Dynamics and Physics of the Solar System. 3 points.
CC/GS: Partial Fulfillment of Science Requirement
Prerequisites: one year of calculus-based Physics.
The physics and astrophysics of planets, comets, asteroids, natural and artificial satellites, and pretty much anything in the Solar System - including the Sun. Detailed study of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans: circulations, climate, and weather. Orbital dynamics. The emerging science of extrasolar planets. The origin, evolution, and eventual fate of planets.