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.
Confronting The Big Questions: Highlights of Modern AstronomyUniversity of Rochester
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Are we alone in the Universe?
How do Stars Evolve and Die?
What Exists Outside our Galaxy?
What is the Fate of the Universe?
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CONFRONTING THE BIG QUESTIONS: HIGHLIGHTS OF MODERN ASTRONOMY
Excellent course. Very clear lectures that cover a lot of ground in not a lot of time. Fantastic overview of most of what we know about astronomy and how we know it. Best class I've taken on Coursera.
Easy to follow. Anyone who is interested in Astronomy should take this course. This course is better than the course (Astronomy - Big Questions) that I took at my University.
Great teacher! Extremely interesting lessons. The teacher was able to explain very complicated aspects in physics to non specialists audience in an intriguing manner. Thank you!
excellent course! at last a teacher that explains the universe in plain English in a way that can be understood by most.
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