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CIP 2010

Detail for CIP Code 40.0203

Title: Planetary Astronomy and Science.

Definition: A program that focuses on the scientific study of planets, small objects, and related gravitational systems. Includes instruction in the structure and composition of planetary surfaces and interiors, planetary atmospheres, satellites, orbital mechanics, asteroids and comets, solar system evolution and dynamics, planetary evolution, gravitational physics, and radiation physics.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2000 CIP 2010
Code Title Action Code Title
40.0203 Planetary Astronomy and Science. No substantive changes 40.0203 Planetary Astronomy and Science.
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