Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

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ASTR 243 001 (CRN: 23636)

LIVING WITH A STAR

Long Title: LIVING WITH A STAR: THE PHYSICS OF THE SUN-EARTH CONNECTION
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Alexander, David
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (MATH 102 OR MATH 106) AND (PHYS 102 OR PHYS 126)
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 3
Enrollment data as of: 17-JUN-2024 4:42AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
5-MAY-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM T
 
Description: Introduction to astrophysical processes, particularly the effect of the Sun on the Earth. Possible effects of solar variability will be considered, especially global warming. The observational and theoretical basis of our current understanding will be presented.