Chevron Left
Back to Astro 101: Black Holes

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Astro 101: Black Holes by University of Alberta

4.8
stars
895 ratings

About the Course

What is a black hole? Do they really exist? How do they form? How are they related to stars? What would happen if you fell into one? How do you see a black hole if they emit no light? What’s the difference between a black hole and a really dark star? Could a particle accelerator create a black hole? Can a black hole also be a worm hole or a time machine? In Astro 101: Black Holes, you will explore the concepts behind black holes. Using the theme of black holes, you will learn the basic ideas of astronomy, relativity, and quantum physics. After completing this course, you will be able to: • Describe the essential properties of black holes. • Explain recent black hole research using plain language and appropriate analogies. • Compare black holes in popular culture to modern physics to distinguish science fact from science fiction. • Describe the application of fundamental physical concepts including gravity, special and general relativity, and quantum mechanics to reported scientific observations. • Recognize different types of stars and distinguish which stars can potentially become black holes. • Differentiate types of black holes and classify each type as observed or theoretical. • Characterize formation theories associated with each type of black hole. • Identify different ways of detecting black holes, and appropriate technologies associated with each detection method. • Summarize the puzzles facing black hole researchers in modern science....

Top reviews

SK

Jul 30, 2020

i love this course, everything from knowledge to the visual and scientific data, this course amazed me.

i thanking to all the person in this course to sharing this knowledge in such an amazing way

DB

Jul 26, 2020

It is an Excellent course , with no math assignments, if you want to learn Black holes Definitely, this is the course for you , i am looking for another course from same team. Excellent Team Effort.

Filter by:

51 - 75 of 311 Reviews for Astro 101: Black Holes

By Sidharth B

May 23, 2021

By Tyler B

Jan 3, 2021

By Suzanne C

Mar 29, 2021

By JAIDEEP T

Jun 5, 2020

By Astur P

Feb 15, 2022

By Anthony A

Jan 24, 2021

By Niranjana C

Jul 3, 2020

By Μαρία Γ

Nov 29, 2019

By Denise H

Apr 13, 2019

By Daniel C

Dec 20, 2020

By Eddie N

Feb 23, 2022

By Mohamed Z

Jul 21, 2022

By ava

Dec 17, 2020

By Amanda A

Mar 16, 2021

By Sakshi P K

Apr 20, 2020

By Sasha B

Oct 18, 2019

By Arun G

Apr 3, 2020

By Muhammad A N

Apr 30, 2019

By Shivani R

Aug 28, 2021

By Malekith-Erik H

Sep 22, 2019

By anuhansi p

Feb 25, 2022

By SAAKSHI V P

Nov 23, 2020

By Ramon M

Apr 2, 2021

By David G

Dec 29, 2021

By Priscila C I C

Aug 11, 2020