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Introduction to Astronomy

An introduction to astronomy through a broad survey of what we know about the universe and how we know it.

Start Date: Dec 01, 2013 Topics: Astronomy


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This introductory class surveys topics in astrophysics from classical astronomy to modern cosmology with an emphasis on the underlying physics principles and their use in interpreting observations.


  • Dates: Dec 01, 2013 to Dec 27, 2012
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Ronen Plesser
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Astronomy

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