AstroTech
The Science and Technology behind Astronomical Discovery

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Below are the top discussions from Reddit that mention this online Coursera course from The University of Edinburgh.

"How do they know that?" Modern astronomy has made some astonishing discoveries - how stars burn and how black holes form; galaxies from the edge of the universe and killer rocks right next door; where the elements come from and how the expanding universe is accelerating.

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Taught by
Andy Lawrence

and 1 more instructor

Offered by
The University of Edinburgh

Reddit Posts and Comments

0 posts • 2 mentions • top 2 shown below

r/AskReddit • comment
1 points • dansoqqle

how about #astrotech? This looks legit! https://astronomytechnologytoday.com/ https://www.coursera.org/learn/astronomy-technology

r/astrophysics • comment
1 points • thom986

There is some mooc on coursera on the subject. A little on the astronomy side.

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Some book are free on springer : https://link.springer.com/search/page/3?facet-content-type=%22Book%22&facet-discipline=%22Physics%22&package=mat-covid19_textbooks&sortOrder=newestFirst&showAll=true

Principles of Astrophysics : https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-1-4614-9236-8.pdf

Fundamental Astronomy : https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-3-662-53045-0.pdf