History of Astronomy

This online introduction course presents as the early learning to the field of Astronomy, including the current investigations for life on other planets. Course topics include modern methods of observational astronomy, an overview of the scientific method, age, and origin of the Solar System, descriptions of the planets, and discussions of the possibility of life on other planets. all the reading, course material, and assessments are online with registrations, there are no regularly scheduled class meetings, by terms learners can learn where and whenever you want it. This is purely an introductory course, therefore there are no prerequisites.