Course Schedule – Fall 2023 / Science / ACROSS THE UNIVERSE
Coordinators: Michael Hamburg, Vickie Costa
This voyage is perfect for anyone who has ever wondered what the universe
is, where it came from, and where it is heading.
Beginning with the mostcurrent developments, we will begin right here on Earth, soar through the Solar System, touch the stars and continue on towards the farthest reaches of the observable universe. Prior knowledge or any technical expertise in math or science is not required. Just bring your questions and a sense of wonder.
A WEEK / TUESDAY / 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
|ACROSS THE UNIVERSE|
|Sep 05||Michael Hamburg||A Tour of the Cosmos|
|Sep 19||Marion Shultheis||Space Missions: Past, Present, and Future|
|Oct 03||Michael Hamburg||The James Webb Space Telescope|
|Oct 17||Vicki Costa||The Moon|
|Oct 31||Michael Hamburg||The Rise of Life (with a visit to the Museum of Natural History on Nov. 10)|
|Nov 14||Michael Hamburg||This Just In!|
|Dec 05||Steve Allen||How the Principles of Relativity and Symmetry Have Shaped Physics and Our Understanding of the Universe from the Ancient Greeks to the Very Latest Scientific Advances|