Astronomy: Where do we stand in the Universe?
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Astronomy: Where do we stand in the Universe?

A journey to the edge of the known universe.
4.7 (35 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
935 students enrolled
Created by Astron SHK Trust
Last updated 7/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand where the Earth stands in the universe.
  • Gain a new prespective over life as a very very tiny part of the universe.
  • Realize the opportunities in the field of astronomy
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Requirements
  • You should know basic concepts in astronomy like Planets, Solar System, Galaxies...
Description

As we have gazed into very small percentage of the universe, we have discovered millions of galaxies containing billions of stars. Where do we stand in the universe? the question has always been followed by the curious mankind. What did we think about our place in this universe few thousand years ago? How did we realise that the universe doesn't revolve around the sun?

This trip to the edge of the universe will surely make you feel tiny. Its our curiosity that makes us significant. Our hunger for knowledge doesn’t make us small, it makes us vast!

What are you waiting for? hop on to the ship and follow us to the edge of the universe!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to know our place in the universe.
  • Anyone who would like to know the basics of journey from Geocentric model of the universe to Modern Astronomy
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Curriculum For This Course
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Where do we stand in the universe
14 Lectures 36:44

Imagination
03:03

The beginning
01:20

Is the Earth at the Center of the Universe?
04:00

Geocentric to Suncentric
02:25

Our location in the Galaxy
03:32

Zoom out part one
03:14

If the Moon was replaced...
01:54

The Time Travel
02:17

Zoom out part two
04:29

Saraswati
04:06

Hubble Telescope
01:21

The Power of 10 : Astronomical Distance
02:17

Summary
01:23
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All in one
1 Lecture 09:31
About the Instructor
Astron SHK Trust
4.7 Average rating
34 Reviews
935 Students
1 Course
Science & creativity hand in hand

We undertake initiatives to create a launch pad into the world of Astronomy. Our activities are structured to induce the curiosity amongst the masses. Activities such as stargazing sessions, study visits and lecture series create a unique attitude towards space sciences. This enables bringing Astronomy to fit within a sphere of understanding which benefits every individual.

‘ASTRON’ works primarily for the spread of knowledge of Astronomy among the public to make their own contribution as far as possible. It has been actively working on the propagation of Astronomy in purely scientific temperament. Astronomy is the study of the physical universe, the entire cosmos around us, and as such is a fabulous and fascinating challenge. Unlike other physical sciences where the investigator can design an experiment to measure a particular quantity, Astronomy is largely an observational science. Astron is an activity of “ Swargiya Haribhau Kulkarni Vishwast Manch (SHK Trust) ” bearing registration number E/35001201/2001 working since 1997.