Welcome to Life in the Universe. In this class, we will discuss and learn about the origin and evolution of life and the search for life in the Universe (including on Earth and on other planets and moons of the Solar System). We will discuss topics in physics, chemistry, biology, geology, and astronomy which are related to Astrobiology and the search for life in the Universe.
Class meets MWF 11.00-12.00pm (DRL 4C6) and
My office hours are Mondays 3-5pm and Thursdays 3-5pm.
NASAs New Horizons
Pluto-Kuiper Belt Misson lifts off 19 Jan 2006!
NASAs Stardust Comet Sample Return Mission lands 15 Jan 2006!
Follow along with the Mars Rovers!
Course syllabus (Tentative) Course schedule/outline
Observatory hotline (on a scheduled observing night: is the observatory open?): 8-5995.