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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Classroom
Starting at $115.00
As few as 8 weeks
0.0 Credits

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. Please note: students will be expected to read various news articles relating to these subjects that will be posted by the instructor on her Facebook page.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Canceled
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Wednesday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Instructor: Shelley R. Bonus
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Fee:
$115.00
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Notes

Plus members pay only $34 for this course. Visitors not permitted. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 14, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Feb 6, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Feb 13, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Mar 6, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Mar 13, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Mar 20, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Mar 27, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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