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Intro Astronomy 2014. Class 13: Galaxies, the Universe, Life

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Lecture 13 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2014 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course covers galaxies (our place in the Milky Way, types of galaxies, Hubble Deep Field), the Universe (determining distances, expansion of the universe, Big Bang theory and evolution of the universe, WMAP and Planck results, dark matter, dark energy, neutrinos), and life in the universe (Earth life requirements, astrobiology, SETI). Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills. 


patricia pierson: 06/22/2014 05:09 CDT

Dr. Betts I enjoyed the class very much. Please do another one.

Stefan Schotte: 08/31/2014 04:12 CDT

I enjoyed these classes, the humor, the use of images and movies. I also used the referenced book (Solar System). Although the classes provided an introduction, it creates the urge to get into the details of astronomy and astrophysics. Many thanks to Dr Betts for providing these classes. Many thanks to the Planetary Society for providing a "gateway" into space.

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