Who is this class for: Anyone who wants to learn more about the sun and the rare, remarkable Total Eclipse of the Sun coming to the US on Aug. 21, 2017.


Created by:  University of Colorado Boulder

  • Douglas Duncan

    Taught by:  Douglas Duncan, Astronomer, Director, Fiske Planetarium

    Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences
LevelBeginner
Commitment1 1/2 to 2 hours of study and review, each of 5 modules. There is also a final project.
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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University of Colorado Boulder
CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies.
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 of 22 ratings

Infinitamente agradecido con el docente, mis compañeros y por sobretodo la comunidad de Coursera, por brindarme la oportunidad de formarme como profesional y contribuir a superarme, apoyándome incluso con la situación económica que atraviesa mi país, realmente les deseo lo mejor y me comprometo a traer personas a que aprendan con esta plataforma única en la red.

Very nice and insightful

I learned a lot and wished I'd known how interested I am in physics. Looking forward to August 21, 2017. Thanks Dr. Doug for your teaching!

Excellent Course structure. This course is suitable for all the college going students and for all branches. Thus a universal course.