Cosmology, Astronomy and Space Exploration in the News

GENINT 721.491

Osher (50+). This course reviews what we already know about the universe, theories about the origin of the universe, and the latest cosmic discoveries and space news.

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Starting at $135.00
As few as 8 weeks
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What you can learn.

  • Understand basic cosmology
  • Understand the basics of Big Bang theory, multi-verses, and space exploration
  • Analyze current events and news pieces
  • Analyze implications of cosmology, astronomy, and space exploration

About this course:

Due to advances in technology, what we thought we knew about the fundamentals of cosmology, astronomy and space exploration is evolving almost daily. In this course, we explore the latest concepts, news and discoveries regarding multiverses, gravitational waves, black holes, neutron stars, exoplanets and the beginning of our universe. We also follow the progress of NASA's and ESA's missions to the moon, Mars, and Europa—Jupiter's ice-covered moon and more.

Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 8:30PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: Shelley R. Bonus
396178
Fee:
$135.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Apr 17, 2024
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Notes

Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Visitors not permitted.

You must be at least 50 years old and a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course.  If your membership has expired or if you wish to become a new member, please proceed with enrolling in courses and you will be automatically prompted to add a membership during checkout. 

Please download a free version of zoom at https://zoom.us/ to participate in this course.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 25, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Wed Apr 24, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Wed May 1, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 8:30PM PT
Future Offering (Opens April 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Shelley R. Bonus
397658
Fee:
$135.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Visitors not permitted. Please download a free version of zoom at https://zoom.us/ to participate in this course.

You must be at least 50 years old and a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course.  If your membership has expired or if you wish to become a new member, please proceed with enrolling in courses and you will be automatically prompted to add a membership during checkout. 

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 04, 2024
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 26, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Wed Jul 3, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jul 10, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Wed Jul 17, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Wed Jul 24, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Lecture
Wed Jul 31, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Wed Aug 7, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Wed Aug 14, 2024
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Remote Classroom

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