12.473 Paleomagnetism and Planetary Magnetism
Introduces the study of natural remanent magnetization and the generation of planetary magnetic fields. Topics include paleomagnetism, rock magnetism, geomagnetism, magnetostratigraphy, paleomagnetic measurement techniques, polar wander and continental drift, biomagnetism, dynamo theory, and the history and evolution of magnetic fields on the Earth and planets.
12.473 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by B. P. Weiss.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
You can find more information at the Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (Course 12) < MIT site or on the 12.473 Stellar site.
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