Course Schedule – Spring 2024 / Science
The courses listed below, in the general area of science and philosophy, are currently offered at Quest.
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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.
Coordinators: Wayne Cotter, Leslie Goldman, Michael Wellner
Whether we fear or embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI), one thing is certain: AI is here to stay. In this course we’ll explore the origins of AI, its impact on our daily lives, and the implications for our future.
Coordinators: Jim Brook, Steve Allen, Judy Weis
The dictionary defines science as “any system of knowledge that is concerned with the physical world and its phenomena and that entails unbiased observations and systematic experimentation.”
Coordinators: Steve Allen, Marion Schultheis
This discussion group is a place where new developments in science can be explored and where members can bring questions about any scientific issue and all can participate in finding answers.
Coordinators: Judy Weis, Pete Weis
Water. Something we interact with every day. We wash in it, cook with it, put our wastes into it, swim in it and travel in boats on it. In cold winter it freezes and we can skate or ski or sled on it. We shelter from it when it falls down from the sky. “Bad weather” usually involves it.