The universe is truly the last unknown frontier and offers more questions than answers. Why do stars twinkle? Is it possible to fall into a black hole? Will the sun ever stop shining? Since humans first glimpsed into the vastness of the night sky, we have been fascinated with the celestial world of planets and stars. Astronomy: Exploring the Universe introduces you to the engaging world of astronomy. By using online tools, you will examine such topics as the solar system, space exploration, and the Milky Way and other galaxies. The course also explores the history and evolution of astronomy including those basic scientific laws of motion and gravity that have guided astronomers as they made their incredible discoveries of the universe.
Annie Winter, Kaaren Embertson