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Lehrveranstaltungen WiSe 2019/2020

Space Engineering, M.Sc.

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Foundations

For MSc. Space Engieering II students only, 30 CP
VAKTitel der VeranstaltungDozentIn
01-01-03-AtPhy-VAtmospheric Physics (in englischer Sprache)

Vorlesung
ECTS: 6

Termine:
wöchentlich Mo 08:00 - 10:00 NW1 S1360 (2 SWS) Vorlesung
wöchentlich Mo 10:00 - 12:00 NW1 S1360 (2 SWS) Übungen
wöchentlich Mo 12:00 - 13:00 NW1 S1360 example classes group 1
wöchentlich Mo 12:00 - 13:00 NW1 S1260 example classes group 2
wöchentlich Mo 12:00 - 13:00 NW1 S1330 example classes group 3
John Philip Burrows
01-01-03-IMDA-VInverse Methods and Data Analysis (in englischer Sprache)

Vorlesung
ECTS: 6

Termine:
wöchentlich Do 14:00 - 16:00 NW1 N3130 (2 SWS) Übungen
wöchentlich Fr 08:00 - 10:00 NW1 S1360 (2 SWS) Vorlesung
Reiner Schlitzer

Elective Modules

Space Missions

6 CP
VAKTitel der VeranstaltungDozentIn
09-M52-03-01Philosophy of Cosmology, Space and Space Travel (in englischer Sprache)

Seminar

Termine:
wöchentlich Do 10:00 - 12:00 SFG 1010 (2 SWS)

Course Content:

This course covers philosophical questions about cosmology and about the exploration of terra incognita related to space. First, we cover the meaning of exploration for mankind in general (exploration of new territories as well as of laws of the physical world and laws in general). Second, we specialize to questions related to space: What is the idea behind a finite or infinite world? What does the exploration of space mean for the “position” of mankind within the Universe, for the world view of human beings? What would it mean for mankind if the search for extraterrestrial life will be successful? In what sense can cosmology missions “uncover” the dynamics of the universe from the Big Bang to the far future? What concept of time is involved here and what counts as evidence and why?

Learning outcome/learning goals:

• Knowledge of basic notions from the philosophy of the natural sciences (natural law, space, time, infinity, …)
• Basic insights into the aims of scientific inquiry and the generation of scientific knowledge (by means of examples from the history of cosmology)
• Ideas involved in human self-understanding related to “other worlds” or extraterrestrial life
• Basic knowledge of cosmology.

Literature:
[Will be announced at the beginning of the course.]

Prof. Dr. Claus Lämmerzahl
Prof. Dr. Norman Sieroka
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