Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

G 458 Astrobiology

Astrobiology focuses on issues surrounding the origin and evolution of life on Earth, the environmental conditions required for life elsewhere, and the potential for life on other planets and satellites in our solar system. Additional topics include the discovery, occurrence, and habitability of extrasolar planets, and the philosophical and societal implications of searching for life beyond earth.




G 322 or upper division standing in life, environmental, or physical science.
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