Astrobiology And The Emergence Of Complex Systems

NST2070 Astrobiology and the Emergence of Complex Systems
4 Intermediate Liberal Arts Credits
The prospects for simple and intelligent life beyond earth are discussed in terms of planetary science, molecular biology, complexity theory, evolution and thermodynamics. Discussions will focus on the processes leading to the emergence of complex systems as well as the biological and physical interdependencies of life and the environment.

Prerequisites: NST10XX

  • Program: Undergraduate
  • Division: Mathematics, Analytics, Science and Technology
  • Level: Intermediate Liberal Arts (UGrad)
  • Course Number: NST2070
  • Number of Credits: 4