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Astronomy - State of the Art

Join Prof. Chris Impey in this Astronomy for beginners course and learn about today's amazing astronomical discoveries!

4.54 / 5.0
111465 students23 hours 22 minutes

Created by Chris Impey, offered on Udemy

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Student feedback

9.2/10

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Course length

8.5/10

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Overall score

9.0/10

This course currently has a bestcourses score of 9.0/10, which makes it a great course to learn from. On our entire platform, only 15% of courses achieve this rating!

Description

This astronomy for beginners course is for anyone who loves astronomy and wants to get up to date on the most recent astronomical discoveries.  Join Professor Chris Impey and our team of instructors from Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona to learn the science behind the latest astronomy news headlines, to enrich your understanding of the universe, and to glimpse the future of this exciting area of research.  Lecture material will be augmented by discussion, live Q&A, and guest lectures. Find us on Facebook, Google+, YouTube, and follow us on Twitter @AstronomySOTA.

What you will learn

  • Become familiar with the cutting edge of astronomy research, from the Solar System and exoplanets to galaxies and the distant universe.
  • Learn how astronomers are addressing profound issues such as the existence of life beyond Earth and black holes and the nature of dark matter and dark energy.
  • Gain an appreciation for the technological innovations in telescopes and detectors that are transforming our view of the universe.

Requirements

  • Interest in Astronomy
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  • Price: Free
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 23 hours 22 minutes
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bestcourses score: 9.0/10

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