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AST 5145. Advanced Asteroids, Comets, and Meteorites
3(3,0). PR: Graduate standing or C.I. An advanced study of physical, chemical, mineralogical and orbital characteristics of Asteroids, Comets and Meteorites, with an emphasis on the origin of our solar system.
Odd Spring
COS - Department of Physics
AST 5154. Advanced Planetary Geophysics
3(3,0). PR: Admission to Physics MS or PhD or C.I. The physics of planetary evolution, planetary interiors, and planetary surface processes.
Even Fall
COS - Department of Physics
AST 5165. Planetary Atmospheres
3(3,0). PR: PHY 3220 and PHY 3101, graduate status or senior standing, or C.I. This course will examine the physical and chemical processes that govern the behavior of the atmosphere of Earth and the other planets.
Even Spring
COS - Department of Physics
AST 5263. Advanced Observational Astronomy
3(3,0). PR: Graduate standing in the Physics department or C.I. Experimental design and experimental techniques in astrophysics; spherical astronomy; physics of telescopes and of common astronomical detectors; error analysis.
Even Spring
COS - Department of Physics
AST 5334. Extrasolar Planets and Brown Dwarfs
3(3,0). PR: Admission to Physics M.S. or Physics Ph.D., or C.I. Substellar-mass objects, their formation, evolution, dynamics, detection, and environments.
Odd Spring
COS - Department of Physics
AST 5765C. Advanced Astronomical Data Analysis
3(3,1). PR: MAC 2313, a 3000-level or higher course in astronomy or planetary science, ability to write simple computer programs, or C.I. Advanced astronomical data formation and acquisition, detector physics, measurement extraction, error analysis, modeling, computer programming, statistics, interpretation, and written and oral presentation of results.
Fall
COS - Department of Physics
AST 6112. Origin and Evolution of Planetary Systems
3(3,0). PR: Graduate standing in Physics or C.I. Observations and properties of extrasolar planets and circumstellar disks through physics of disk evolution and planet formation and dynamical evolution of planetary systems.
Odd Spring
COS - Department of Physics
AST 6156. Current Topics in Planetary Sciences
3(3,0). PR: Admission to Planetary Sciences M.S./Ph.D. or C.I. Review and analyze current advances in planetary science, particularly science results from recent discoveries. The focus of the course will vary depending on current discoveries. May be used in the degree program a maximum of 3 times.
Occasional
COS - Department of Physics
AST 7919. Doctoral Research
VAR(VAR,VAR). PR: Doctoral standing. Doctoral research. May be repeated for credit. Graded S/U.
Fall,Spring,Summer
COS - Department of Physics
AST 7980. Doctoral Dissertation
VAR(VAR,VAR). PR: Candidacy status. Doctoral dissertation. May be repeated for credit. Graded S/U.
Fall,Spring,Summer
COS - Department of Physics


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