This Master's level course covers the three major topics
Teaching consists of nine two-hour lectures and three exercise classes.
- Solar system
- Planet formation
The exam consists of three parts: a) question sheets for each lecture (1/4
contribution to course mark), b) take-home problem sets after topics 1 and 2
(1/4 contribution to course mark), c) a written report handed in at the end of
the course on a chosen subject and a presentation to the other students (1/2
contribution to course mark).
The introduction meeting will be held on Tuesday 30 August 2016 at 09:15
in Cassiopeia. Please inform Anders
Johansen if you are unable to attend the meeting.
Download the full schedule for lectures and hand ins here.
Slides from the lectures are handed out at the beginning of the lectures and
can also be requested by writing an e-mail to Anders Johansen.
Lectures are based on the second edition of "Planetary Sciences - Updated
Second Edition" by de Pater and Lissauer.
Be careful not to buy the first edition by mistake.
- Imke de Pater and Jack Lissauer: "Planetary Sciences Updated Second
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2015, ISBN 978-1107091610
Course period: First half of autumn term 2016
Course responsible: Anders Johansen
Teachers: Anders Johansen and
Evaluation results for 2014 course
Evaluation results for 2013 course
Evaluation results for 2012 course
Evaluation results for 2011 course
Evaluation results for 2010 course
Questions: Please contact Anders Johansen