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Astronomy Lecture Video

May 31, 2018 - Comment

Here is a very good astronomy lecture video which you can watch online : Frontiers/Controversies in Astrophysics (ASTR 160) Professor Bailyn introduces the course and discusses the course material and requirements. The three major topics that the course will cover are (1) exoplanets–planets around stars other than the Sun, (2) black holes–stars whose gravitational pull

Here is a very good astronomy lecture video which you can watch online :

Frontiers/Controversies in Astrophysics (ASTR 160) Professor Bailyn introduces the course and discusses the course material and requirements. The three major topics that the course will cover are (1) exoplanets–planets around stars other than the Sun, (2) black holes–stars whose gravitational pull is so strong that even their own light rays cannot escape, and (3) cosmology–the study of the Universe as a whole. Class proper begins with a discussion on planetary orbits. A brief history of astronomy is also given and its major contributors over the centuries are introduced: Ptolemy, Galileo, Copernicus, Kepler, and Newton. 00:00 – Chapter 1. Introduction 05:38 – Chapter 2. Topics of the Course 12:57 – Chapter 3. Course Requirements 21:03 – Chapter 4. Planetary Orbits 31:32 – Chapter 5. From Newton’s Laws of Motion to the Theory of Everything 38:10 – Chapter 6. The Newtonian Modification of Kepler’s Third Law Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2007.

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