BIOS 117: Life in the Universe

BIOS 117
Life in the Universe Crosslisted as ASTR 117, GEOL 117
Survey of what modern science tells us about the possibilities of life elsewhere in the universe.  Topics include how the Earth formed and became suitable for life, how life arose on the Earth, the conditions under which life can thrive, places in the solar system that might support life, the existence of other solar systems that might provide suitable habitats, and attempts to find evidence of life on other planets.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4


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