Feb 3rd 2014

ASTRO2290x: Relativity and Astrophysics (edX)

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Explore the powerful and intriguing connections between astronomy and Einstein’s theory of relativity.

The study of the night sky instilled wonder in our ancestors. Modern astronomy extends the human view to previously unexplored regions of space and time. In this course, you will gain an understanding of these discoveries through a focus on relativity—Einstein's fascinating and non-intuitive description of the physical world. By studying relativity and astronomy together, you will develop physical insight and quantitative skills, and you’ll regain a profound sense of wonder for the universe we call home.

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