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Intro Astronomy 2015. Class 11: Exoplanets and Solar System Origin and Formation

Lecture 11 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2015 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course covers exoplanets (planets around other stars) including discovery techniques, current knowledge and characteristics, and multi-planet systems. Lecture 11 also covers the origin and formation of the Solar System. Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.

 


 

Age of the Universe

Cosmologists think the universe is HOW old? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact!

 


 

Intro Astronomy 2015. Class 10: Trans Neptunian Objects including Pluto, KBOs, Comets

Lecture 10 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2015 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course covers Transneptunian Objects (TNOs) including the Pluto System, Eris, Kuiper Belt Objects, Comets, and the Oort Cloud, and also covers the solar wind, aurorae, and the heliosphere. Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.

 


 

2015 Legislative Blitz (part 2) - The Space Advocate

The Space Exploration Alliance held its most recent 'Legislative Blitz' in March 2015. Nearly 70 individuals participated in the democratic process, speaking to 168 difference offices in Congress.

 


 

Venus Under Pressure

How high is the atmospheric pressure on Venus? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week's Random Space Fact!

 


 

2015 Legislative Blitz (part 1) - The Space Advocate

The Space Exploration Alliance held its most recent 'Legislative Blitz' in March 2015. Nearly 70 individuals participated in the democratic process, speaking to 168 different offices in Congress.

 


 

Intro Astronomy 2015. Class 9: Titan, Uranus and Neptune Systems

Lecture 9 of Dr. Bruce Betts' 2015 online Introductory Planetary Science and Astronomy course covers Saturn's moon Titan and the Uranian and Neptunian systems including atmospheres, interiors, rings, and moons including Triton. Recorded at California State University Dominguez Hills.

 


 

LightSail Integration

In January 2015, the LightSail team had their last chance to touch the LightSail-A Spacecraft.

 


 

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