12.420 Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System
Advanced applications of physical and chemical principles to the study of the solar system. Topics include terrestrial and giant planets, meteorites, asteroids, comets, Kuiper belt objects, rings, impact craters, interiors, surfaces, atmospheres, geomagnetism, cosmochemistry, remote sensing, formation and evolution of the solar system.
This class has 12.002 as a prerequisite.
12.420 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by B. P. Weiss.
Lecture occurs 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays in 54-819.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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