Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

G 345U Life in the Universe

Focus 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.




upper division standing. Two lectures, one 2-hour laboratory.


G 345L
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