“Confronting The Big Questions: Highlights of Modern Astronomy” – Starting July 17th At Coursera

Greetings, fellow astrophiles!

The following was forwarded along to several local astronomy group mail lists by CNYO/SAS/ASRAS member Dr. David Wormuth. The Coursera course, “Confronting The Big Questions: Highlights of Modern Astronomy,” is hosted right in our own neighborhood – featuring University of Rochester professor of astrophysics (and NPR science mainstay) Dr. Adam Frank (twitter).

You’ve no excuse for not learning something interesting this summer.

Click on the following link for all of the details and to enroll – https://www.coursera.org/learn/astronomy. Coursera will certainly not complain if you wish to enroll through the paying option ($49) to support the cause, but you can also sign up for the free option (without a completion certificate at the end) when you enroll for the course.

From the course website: https://www.coursera.org/learn/astronomy/home/welcome

About this Course

An introduction to modern astronomy’s most important questions. The four sections of the course are Planets and Life in The Universe; The Life of Stars; Galaxies and Their Environments; The History of The Universe.

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