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Dec 5th 2016

Confronting The Big Questions: Highlights of Modern Astronomy (Coursera)

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An introduction to modern astronomy's most important questions. The four sections of the course are Planets and Life in The Universe; The Life of Stars; Galaxies and Their Environments; The History of The Universe.

Syllabus

Week 1: Are we alone in the Universe?

Week 2: How do Stars Evolve and Die?

Week 3: What Exists Outside our Galaxy?

Week 4: What is the Fate of the Universe?