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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About this course:

Is the universe infinite, or is it just really big? Is there an order to time, or is time a grand illusion? In this course, we continue our exploration of the ideas and people who have attempted to unravel the secrets of the universe. Albert Einstein called quantum entanglement “spooky action at a distance,” but today, this phenomenon can illuminate how we understand the reality of space. Emerging models of evolutionary processes can lead us beyond Darwin to the frontiers of a new scientific revolution, ranging from epigenetics and machine learning to dark energy and quantum gravity. As the long history of science expands into the 21st century, we look at how new theories evolve from established laws, marvel at the latest groundbreaking developments, and seek a conduit to the cosmos. 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.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
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Monday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Instructor: Marc Olevin
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Fee:
$100.00
34 days left. Enroll by Mar 2, 2020
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Notes

Plus members pay only $30 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.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after March 10, 2020
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Mar 2, 2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Mon Mar 9, 2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Mon Mar 16, 2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Mon Mar 23, 2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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