ASTR S-30 A Short Tour of the Universe Guided by Einstein and Others

7-week session | CRN 33190

This course discusses what we understand of the universe, guided by those who have shaped our understanding. Each week, we use as a springboard one or more key papers by Einstein, Penrose, Hawking, Guth, and others, and discuss the main ideas in them. All the background information needed to understand these ideas is provided in detail.

Course information
Class meetings

Tuesdays, Thursdays, 3:15-6:15 pm
Sever Hall 109

Start date

Tuesday, June 26

Credits

4 credits

Course tuition

Noncredit: 
$3,300
Undergraduate: 
$3,300

Enrollment status

  • Limited to 22 students
  • Current enrollment: 16
  • Availability: Filling
  • Prerequisites

    High school algebra and trigonometry. An introductory physics course would be helpful.

    Syllabus

    http://my.summer.harvard.edu/course/sum-33190/2018

    Faculty

    Arvind Borde, PhD.

    Senior Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus

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