University of Rochester
Confronting The Big Questions: Highlights of Modern Astronomy
University of Rochester

Confronting The Big Questions: Highlights of Modern Astronomy

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Adam Frank

Instructor: Adam Frank

4.6

(474 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
10 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Students will be able to summarize foundational principles related to the life of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe.

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4 quizzes

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There are 4 modules in this course

Planets and Life in The Universe - Exoplanets searches, exoplanet census, astrobiology

What's included

20 videos8 readings1 quiz

The Life of Stars - Star formation, fusion and stellar middle age, black holes and stellar death-

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19 videos1 quiz

Galaxies and Their Environments - Galaxy types, Active Galactic Nuclei, Clusters of Clusters of Galaxies

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17 videos1 quiz

The History of The Universe - Why the Big Bang? A History of Time, What Happened Before the Big Bang

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15 videos1 quiz

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4.7 (76 ratings)
Adam Frank
University of Rochester
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