PTYS 450

Origin of the Solar System and Other Planetary Systems

This course will review the physical processes related to the formation and evolution of the protosolar nebula and of protoplanetary disks. In doing that, we will discuss the main stages of planet formation and how different disk conditions impact planetary architectures and planet properties. We will confront the theories of disk evolution and planet formation with observations of circumstellar disks, exoplanets, and the planets and minor bodies in our Solar System. This course may be co-convened with PTYS/ASTR 550.

Course Level: PTYS Minor Elective
Course Credits: 3
Course Type: Undergraduate

Semester Section Instructor(s) Day/Time Location Resources
2021 Fall 001 Ilaria Pascucci
2019 Fall 001 Ilaria Pascucci TTH 11:00-12:15p.m. Kuiper 312
2018 Spring 001 Youdin TTH 2:00 - 3:15PM SO 204 Syllabus
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