Astrobiology reading course

Strange New Worlds

Time: Wednesday 1:30-2:20

Location: Duncan Hall (TBA)


This course is intended as an introduction to astrobiology for biological science majors and chemistry majors. This course will count as one unit of directed reading (Physics 184). It will meet once a week for an hour and will be in a "book club" format where we discuss each week's readings.

The books will be:

"Life, the Universe and the Scientific Method," by Steve Benner

"Strange New Worlds," by Ray Jayawardhana

"How to Find a Habitable Planet," by Jim Kasting.