Free Astronomy and Science course offerings on-line from major schools

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Free Astronomy and Science course offerings on-line from major schools
Posted by zachsdad on Thursday, January 10, 2013 4:31 PM offers free, no strings attached, course offering from major universities.  Check them out.  Some upcoming classes include: Quantum Physics, Galaxy Evolution, Introduction to Astronomy, and Astrobiology.  The president of my Astronomy Club (herself an astronomy educator) is currently taking the Intro course and is quite impressed.

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Posted by Poppa Chris on Thursday, January 10, 2013 5:05 PM


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Posted by TimSlater on Sunday, January 13, 2013 9:34 AM

If heard vague references to good things about the astronomy courses found at ITunesU, but I haven't tried them myself, not do I know any specifics.  Has anyone looked at this and could let us know about them?

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Posted by Kris Tribal on Friday, January 25, 2013 6:57 PM

This sounds too good to be true. Can't wait to sign up! I need a refresher course I took Astronomy101 in highschool.

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Posted by Starfield14 on Sunday, July 21, 2013 1:58 PM
I'm going to try this too... Sounds good hope they're available....

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