Evolution of Science, Part 2

GENINT 731.302
Osher (50+). In this course, we learn about the discoveries and inventions of some of the greatest scientists throughout history.
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Starting at $105.00
As few as 5 weeks
0.0 Credits

About this course:

From unexpected discoveries to research developed over decades, the greatest scientists throughout history have dedicated their careers and often their lives in the pursuit of knowledge. While not everyone is a Newton, Einstein, or Hawking, every one of them is a fascinating character with a unique story. In this class we meet those men and women who helped us understand the world we live in; as well as delving deeper into the life and work of notables from Charles Darwin to Richard Feynman, Marie Curie to Rosalind Franklin (the real source behind DNA’s secret), Louis Pasteur, Neils Bohr, and more. We explore profound discoveries over the millennia—from the human circulatory system to electromagnetism and quarks to quasars—as well as the inventions that changed the world—from the compass and printing press to the transistor and the internet. No background in science is required; only curiosity, enthusiasm, and a desire to stimulate your mind. (Attendance in Part 1 is not necessary but helpful.)

Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Thursday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Instructor: Marc Olevin
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Fee:
$105.00
98 days left. Enroll by Feb 21, 2019
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Notes
Plus members pay only $31 for this course. Visitors not permitted. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after March 1, 2019
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Feb 21, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Thu Feb 28, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Thu Mar 7, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Thu Mar 14, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Thu Mar 21, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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