Class Information for Winter 2020: ASTRONOMY II, 3:00-5:00pm, Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19 and 26,, RH Johnson Lecture Hall (W774)
Astronomy II will be offered March 5, 12, 19 and 26. This class will use video from telescopes, interplanetary space probes and advanced simulations the solar system's formation, evolution, its major and minor planets, moons, asteroids and comets will be explored. Going beyond our solar system, nearby stars and their planets, then distant galaxies and galaxy clusters will be explored. Then theories of dark matter and dark energy and the evolution of the universe and possible multiverse will be examined. Finally the search for extraterrestrial life and Instructor Joseph Aibinder, B.S., M.S., J.D. is a Sun City Festival Resident and Del Webb Scholar. He who served as a Connecticut high school physics and astronomy teacher, a college advanced placement instructor, an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut and is a NASA Endeavor Teaching Fellow.