ACES Courses

Spring 2024

Planetary Science, the Search for Life, & Oceans across the Solar System

MSC 332

This course is intended to provide undergraduate students an exciting introduction to the search for life in the universe, with an emphasis on contemporary planetary science methods, astrobiology, oceans across the solar system, and lessons from Earth as an analog environment. Students will gain handson experience through interactive optical laboratory experiments and an optional field trip to a local reef as an analog planetary ocean environment on the Aircraft Center for Earth Studies’ electric flying research vessel.
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