Engaging

Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe

School: 
College of Arts & Sciences
CLAS Course: 
Astronomy
Course #: 
ASTR 1270
Section: 
1
Credits: 
3
Days of the Week: 
MTWRF

An exploration of the unsolved mysteries in the universe and the limits of our knowledge for non-science majors. The class emphasizes the nature of scientific endeavor, and explores the boundaries between science, philosophy, and metaphysics. A number of thought provoking topics are discussed including the beginning and end of the universe, black holes, extraterrestrial life, the nature of time, dark matter and dark energy.

Session: 
Session II
Course Dates: 
June 18 to July 14
Course Times: 
1:00 pm to 3:15 pm