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ASTR 160: Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics

ASTR 160: Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics is offered online.

Topics: Astronomy, Physics

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This course focuses on three particularly interesting areas of astronomy that are advancing very rapidly: Extra-Solar Planets, Black Holes, and Dark Energy. Particular attention is paid to current projects that promise to improve our understanding significantly over the next few years. The course explores not just what is known, but what is currently not known, and how astronomers are going about trying to find out.

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  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Charles Bailyn
  • Institution: Open Yale Courses
  • Topics: Astronomy, Physics

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About Open Yale Courses: Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.

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