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If black holes emit no light and swallow all that surrounds them, how can we know anything about them? Come and explore what we know about black holes and how we know this.
Each session is a separate video production accessible to registered participants. Climb aboard Airship 103 and enjoy the flights, the views, and technical and operational aspects unique to blimps.
From Tokyo to Istanbul, the Freer Gallery program will transport you across its many rich holdings.
A Philatelist (stamp collector) looks at National Prohibition and the stamps that paid the tax.
Professor David W. Blight’s virtual live lecture will draw past and present together by focusing on Frederick Douglass’ key legacies. You are welcome to join a live Q&A following the lecture.
Discuss four of the eight important global topics in the 2021 Great Decisions Briefing Book (included). Look for Part II in the Fall 2021 semester offerings.
In this new course, we will explore the themes of human freedom and authority in a sampling of maritime literature.
Change is relentless, accelerating and often frustrating. We will discuss how to ride the technology waves and how to become a smart, joyful consumer.
Are the Macbeths really Shakespeare’s happiest couple? If you first read the play in high school, come back for a deeper look at one of Shakespeare’s darkest works
Those who relish good food and good fiction will enjoy reading and discussing imaginative short stories about the many ways we relate to food and cooking.
This course will identify the many faces of fascism in different countries while exploring the roots and origins of fascism and its relationship to religion and economics.
This course uses easily accessible dialogues by Plato to explore the days prior to and after the trial of Socrates as well as his defense in the face of a death sentence.
We will explore answers to these questions: What is the mind? What is wrong with typical answers to this question? Is there a better answer? Why is this important? Join us for a discussion as we explore the mind.
Join us as we conclude our spring semester course, Why is Life? We'll continue our discussion of the latest findings and theories about the nature of life, its origins on earth, and the universe.