UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

PHYS4381 - Space Science

PHYS 4381 Space Science (3 semester hours) A survey of the structure and dynamics of the atmospheres of planets, including ionospheres and magnetospheres, as influenced by the sun's radiation and the solar wind. Topics include aurora and airglow, photochemistry, and atmospheric electricity. Prerequisite: PHYS 2422 or PHYS 2326 or equivalent. (3-0) T