Cosmology, Astronomy, and Space Exploration in the News
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.
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 much more.
Summer 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
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 a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course. To become a member, proceed with enrolling in an OLLI course and you will be prompted to purchase a membership during checkout. For more information about OLLI, visit the Osher website.