How the Earth Moves
Our spaceship Earth is in constant motion - rotating and revolving as it traverses through space. This is a story of our evolving understanding of the geography of Earth's position in space - a story of parallax, aberration and astrometry that stretches from the ancient Greeks to the most modern satellite, Gaia.
Carolin Susan Crawford is a British communicator of science, astrophysicist researcher, lecturer and academic based at the Institute of Astronomy and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. (from gresham.ac.uk)
|How the Earth Moves|
A collection of eBooks and films about Nicolaus Copernicus who was a Renaissance astronomer and the first to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe.
This course will introduce basic physics, chemistry, and math to understand planets, moons, rings, comets, asteroids, atmospheres, and oceans.
|Survey of Astronomy
We'll explore the Sun, the planets, the many other objects found in the Solar System, stars and galaxies, dark matter, dark energy, the fate of the universe, and the possibility of extraterrestrial life.