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 9 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.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Wednesday 6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Shelley R. Bonus
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Fee:
$135.00
2 days left. Enroll by Sep 30, 2020
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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 October 08, 2020
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Wed Sep 30, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 7, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 14, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 21, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 28, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 4, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 11, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 18, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 25, 2020
6:30PM PT - 8:30PM PT
Online

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