My Favourite Universe (TTC Video)|2.5 GB
In My Favorite Universe, the astrophysicist who directs the nation’s most famous planetarium takes you on a spirited and intellectually engaging journey through the cosmos and all its history, from before the Big Bang to the most likely ways in which Earth, and perhaps the entire universe, might end.
Created for a lay audience and readily accessible, in this course science always takes precedence over drama. The lectures are certainly entertaining, often funny, even awe-inspiring at times, as befits the subject matter. Even though you will be entertained, you will be learning good science. Clear introductions to essential principles of physics support these lectures, including density, quantum theory, gravity, and the General Theory of Relativity. Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson also includes forays into disciplines such as chemistry and biology as needed to explain events in astronomy.
Included in this Torrent:
12 Video lectures – 30 minutes each, 12 MP3 Audio lectures, and a detailed 100 page PDF Course Guidebook is included.
Note: As an extra in this torrent, all 12 course lectures are included in MP3 audio format also!
* Enjoy the convenience of experiencing this course while driving, exercising, etc. While the video doess contain visual elements, the professor presents the material in an engaging and clear manner, so the visuals are not necessary to understand the concepts. Additionally, you may refer to the accompanying course guidebook for diagrams, illustrations, and examples that are cited throughout the course.
01 On Being Round.
02 On Being Rarefied.
03 On Being Dense.
04 Death by Black Hole.
05 Ends of the World.
06 Coming Attractions.
07 Onward to the Edge.
08 In Defense of the Big Bang.
09 The Greatest Story Ever Told.
10 Forged in the Stars.
11 The Search for Planets.
12 The Search for Life in the Universe.