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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Remote Instruction
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 much more.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Tuesday 1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Location: Remote Learning
Instructor: Shelley R. Bonus
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Fee:
$135.00
25 days left. Enroll by Jun 23, 2020
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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 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.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 01, 2020
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jun 23, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Tue Jun 30, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Tue Jul 7, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Tue Jul 14, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Tue Jul 21, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Tue Jul 28, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Tue Aug 4, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Tue Aug 11, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 3:00PM PDT
Remote Learning

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