A detailed planetary science teacher guidein a threering binder including. Planetary temperature let s start by assuming the earth is a rock heated by the sun with no greenhouse gases unless otherwise specified. Hubbard, physics today the book is essentially excellent. Accounts for fact that planets not perfect blackbodies. Ben bussey pdf presentation masursky lecture, monday, march 16 lars borg pdf presentation livestream video archive. Walter alvarez was born and raised in berkeley, attended carleton college in minnesota, and received his phd in geology at princeton. Groundbased and spaceborne instrumentation and laboratory simulation of solar system processes are included. We all know it is a star, but what about its other properties. Astronomy college courseplanetary science wikiversity. Nasa planetary science science mission directorate. Therefore o assuming planet is blackbody will radiate energy back into space at watts eqn. This is a research theme that i have pursued for most of my career. For the first time, an asteroid has been found nearer to the sun than venus.
Planetary sciences, pdfforge pdf creator free 2nd ed, i. Pages in category planetary scienceslectures the following 16 pages are in this category, out of 16 total. Department lectures mit department of earth, atmospheric. It studies objects ranging in size from micrometeoroids to gas giants, aiming to determine their composition, dynamics, formation. The class is specifically designed for firstsecond year and non science major smu students interested in learning more about the earth, moon. The module contains 22 lectures delivered over a single term and is worth 5 etcs. This shift of a substantial quantity of scientific real estate is reflected in the appearance of planetary geoscience. Climatea lecture department of earth and planetary sciences. Aces focuses on developing and deploying advanced computational technologies to address challenging problems of earth science. Pdf cartography is the science, technique, and art of filtering and compiling spatial data into map information and to communicate complex spatial. May 04, 2007 this textbook is intended to be used in a lecture course for college students majoring in earth sciences. This textbook is intended to be used in a lecture course for college students majoring in the earth sciences. Planet formation and the origin of life the planetary society.
How to go from an undifferentiated blob to a terrestrial, differentiated planet. This course, designed for students in grades 78, includes the following interconnected components. Electrical and electronics engineering, 20192020, master semester 1. The 47th lunar and planetary science conference will be held at the woodlands waterway marriott hotel and convention center, the woodlands, texas, march 2125, 2016. The following fields of planetary and solar system research are covered.
Messenger press briefing, monday, march 16 livestream video archive. Fundamentals of planetary science brock university. Typeset by the lunar and planetary institute, printed by publishers production. Planetary science provides an opportunity for these students to apply a wide range of subject matter pertaining to the earth to the study of other planets of the solar system and their principal satellites. This is a much shorter and more readable book than almost any of the others. Carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are natural as well as anthropogenic more on co. Lunar meteorites are pieces of rock broken off the moon during impacts. Module matrix planetary science course, second edition 3 content writingreading assessment location or position can be described in terms of a frame of reference. Course name professor section schedule location section type. We undertake this enterprise in order to better understand the history of our solar system and the distribution of life within it. Planetary science rarely planetology is the scientific study of planets including earth, moons, and planetary systems, in particular those of the solar system and the processes that form them.
Planetary science course overview full option science system 1 introduction astronomy is the study of everything we can observe and imagine beyond earththe moon, the sun, the solar system with all its planets and lesser objects, the milky way, and the vastness of the cosmos. The sterile moon may still hold hints of how life began on. Isbn 9780521853309 hardback isbn 9780521618557 paperback 1. Each course is an indepth unit requiring 912 weeks to teach. On monday, february 2, 2015, i will present the ua college of science lecture on planet formation and the origin of life. Remarque pas donne en 201920 summary not given in 1920 content. Planetary science provides an opportunity for these students to apply a wide range of subject matter pertaining to the earth to the study of other planets of. A lunar perspective stuart ross taylor lunar and planetary institute houston, texas, u. Planetary science provides an opportunity for these students to apply a wide range of sub. The center for planetary science is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to conducting scientific research. Earth and space science, life science, and physical science and technology. Our offices in the kuiper, sonett, and drake buildings are closed to the public, but you can reach the lunar and planetary laboratory, mondayfriday 8am5pm, at 5206216963. Lecture notes earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences. Students take 12 credits of eps courses, at least six of which are at the 300level, and at least 16 credits of other.
Planetary science msfc planetary scientists are active in. In most cases, powerpoint slides will be posted here as pdf files after the class. This course will attempt to introduce the physics of planetary systems. Until further notice, the university of arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the centers for disease control and prevention encourages all employees to work remotely. Fundamental planetary science, physics, chemistry and habitability by jack j. The scientific imperative for planetary science, the quest to understand our origins, is universal. In this way, planetary science tends to unify subjects in the earth sciences that this textbook is intended to be used in a lecture course for college students.
Other planetary distances and diameters can be found from keplers laws and similar considerations. Advocate and activist carl sagan and the tradition of science articles and. Lecture 1 8182014 course overview, scope of planetary sciences. Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left. Planetary science provides an opportunity for these. It studies objects ranging in size from micrometeoroids to gas giants, aiming to determine their composition, dynamics, formation, interrelations and history. Planetary and space science publishes original articles as well as short communications letters. Homework is due at the beginning of lecture each monday and will only be accepted during the lecture meeting. The 46th lunar and planetary science conference will be held at the woodlands waterway marriott hotel and convention center, the woodlands, texas, march 16.
Fundamental planetary science, physics, chemistry and. Planetary science planetary science course overview. Advanced topics in earth and planetary science 001. These provide an incentive to stay current with lecture material. Research areas of expertise include planetary sample analysis, planetary interior modeling, and. The earth and planetary sciences minor is for science undergraduates interested in learning about earth and other planets through geology, geochemistry, geophysics, hydrology, ecology, geobiology, oceanography, and atmospheric science. Facilities mit department of earth, atmospheric and. This album examines the evidence for and effect of asteroid impacts and meteor explosions on earth. The 6 video tracks assess the environmental effects caused by bolides of different sizes and trajectories. As a platform for crossdisciplinary collaboration between mit researchers in earth science and computer science, aces develops applications to address a wide spectrum of questions about how planetary systems work. Advanced topics in earth and planetary science 101. Plenary session with masursky lecture, monday, march 16 alan stern pdf presentation video. The relatively small size engenders a friendly and personal place, offering a lot.
The lpi education and public engagement team brings the excitement of earth and planetary science and exploration to diverse audiences. Science planetary science is a grand human enterprise that seeks to discover the nature and origin of the celestial bodies among which we live, and to explore whether life exists beyond earth. The william f brace lecture is an annual alldepartment event at which a distinguished visitor from outside mit is invited to speak on a subject of contemporary interest in earth, atmospheric or planetary science. It studies objects ranging in size from micrometeoroids to gas giants, aiming to determine their composition, dynamics, formation, interrelations. Planet formation and the origin of life the planetary. Atmospheric equilibrium temperature o solar luminosity is 8 where r s 6.
Solar system science lecture notes and downloads max planck. His thesis research and honeymoon was in the roadless desert of northernmost south america, living with guajiro indians and smugglers. Lecture notes physics and chemistry of the terrestrial. How do scientists detect that a crater on earth is the result of an asteroid impact. That branch of astronomy that deals with the planets of the solar system. Planetary science provides an opportunity for these students to apply a wide range of subject matter pertaining to the earth to the study of other planets and their principal satellites. Jonathan rall pdf presentation kristen erickson and jim green video. Nasa s planetary science program is engaged in one of the oldest scientific pursuits. Most of the succeeding advances in this field have occurred in the past decade.
Introduction to planetary sciences the geological perspective is the brainchild of gunter faure and theresa m. Py4a03 planetary and space science trinity college dublin. Planetary science provides an opportunity for these students to apply a wide range of. A new view on gravity and the dark side of the cosmos. The geological perspective1 astronomy is rightfully abdicating much of the solar system to geology, as we learn more and more about the geological workings of planets and small bodies.
O and planeta en session om rt ext decadal ary session m nas buil ivities ities rontiers of da k biology and wwashingt 17 eat hall ut session ry science chris ding sar ta analytics in planetary on d. Our planet is at the centre of a cosmic shooting gallery. Internal differentiation of planets occurs because elements have distinctive physical properties density is most important in this case and chemical affinities some examples. Introduction to planetary geology is a 4credit hour 3hour lecture, 1 hour lab class that studies the formation and evolution of the solar system. Blaustein department of earth and planetary sciences. Planetary science or, more rarely, planetology, is the scientific study of planets including earth, moons, and planetary systems in particular those of the solar system and the processes that form them.291 1028 1292 1159 228 633 78 576 1538 1018 282 231 1343 175 1294 96 560 478 504 994 341 150 101 375 1418 817 291 1279 250 1320