• Credits: 3
  • SAS Core: CCO, NS
  • Instructor(s): Prof. Gross / Prof. Ojha
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Note: Designed for non-science majors and minors; partially fulfills SAS Natural Sciences (NS) and Our Common Future (CCO) core requirements.

Planet Mars is the next frontier. Cross-disciplinary evidence for the formation and evolution of the planet over 4.56 billion years and the Martian climate system will be explored. Interpretation of Mars' surface from current and future space missions will be used to search for likely landing sites on the planet.

Syllabus (Lunning)