The Evolution of Science: Part 4

GENINT 731.340

Osher (50+). In this course, we learn about the discoveries and inventions of some of the greatest scientists throughout history.

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Throughout history, explorers and their great discoveries are often depicted as swash-buckling adventurers in exotic settings or intrepid archeologists plundering through steaming jungles. In reality, the most thrilling finds have been made by curious scientists toiling in quiet laboratories or at isolated mountaintop telescopes, like detectives relentlessly following cryptic clues. In this course, we look at the inquisitive men and women who push the envelope from the depths of atoms and oceans to the stars and beyond in search of a conduit to the cosmos. As the long history of science expands into the twenty-first century, we survey the progress of medicine from ancient civilizations to today’s modern wonders, highlight fascinating experiments that have transformed unexplained mysteries into world-changing advances (some by accident), and marvel at developments in the unfolding genetics revolution. No background in science is required; only curiosity and a desire to stimulate your mind, as we examine and translate serious ideas into fun and accessible concepts. Attendance in Parts 1, 2, or 3 is not necessary.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Monday 1:00PM - 3:00PM PT
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Instructor: Marc Olevin
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Fee:
$105.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Nov 1, 2021
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Notes

Plus members pay only $31 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 November 09, 2021
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Mon Nov 1, 2021
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Mon Nov 8, 2021
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 15, 2021
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 22, 2021
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Mon Nov 29, 2021
1:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online

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