From 2 November 2020, the autumn semester 2020 will take place online. Exceptions: Courses that can only be carried out with on-site presence. Please note the information provided by the lecturers via e-mail.
The course introduces in detail the observational methods for the detection and characterization of extra-solar planetary systems. It covers the physics of planets (in the solar system and in extra-solar systems) and gives a description of planet formation and evolution models.
The course gives an overview of the current state-of-the-art in exoplanet science and serves as basis for first research projects in the field of exoplanet systems and related topics.
Content of the lecture EXTRASOLAR PLANETS 1. Planets in the astrophysical context 2. Planets in the solar systems 3. Detecting extra-solar planetary systems 4. Properties of planetary systems and planets 5. Planet formation 6. Search for habitable planets and bio-signatures
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