Planetary Science

Are you interested in exploring other worlds? Consider planetary science as your path to finding out how new and ongoing space missions to planets, moons and asteroids are revolutionizing our view of the formation and evolution of the solar system. Learn how the Earth became a habitable world, and why other planets took radically different pathways. Explore worlds with ice mountains, hydrocarbon lakes, and subterranean oceans. Studying planetary science at Western will give you a new way of looking at the universe.