In Part II of this 2-part course, Dr. Pankaj Joshi will focus on cutting-edge research, theories and developments in astrophysics and cosmology today. Students will learn how black holes and space-time singularities arise, their unusual properties and relationship to other phenomena such as quasars. Dr. Joshi will also discuss how investigations into the gravitational collapse of massive stars relate to quantum gravity theory and the implications for our understanding of the universe.
Sept. 22 - 26, 2014
Live Q&A Sessions:
Mon - Fri, 11:00 - 11:30 AM, EST
Wed, September 17, 5:00 pm EST
General interest in science and the cosmos, math background at high school level suggested
0.5 CEUs through IEEE