Jason Shilling Kendall




Introductory Astronomy Videos

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Full Video Series

Below are 14 Modules of videos, all hosted on YouTube, which will take you through an entire introductory, college-level astronomy class.

Module 1: Foundations of Observational Astronomy: The Moon, the Seasons, and Mapping the Sky.


Module 2: The History of Gravity and of Astronomy


Module 3: Relativity and Gravity


Module 4: Atoms and Light: The Interaction and Nature of Light and Matter


Module 5: Telescopes: the Tools of Astronomy


Module 6: The Sun: Measuring and Understanding the Closest Star


Module 7: Measuring the Properties of the Distant Stars


Module 8: Star Formation and Birth


Module 9: Stellar Evolution and Death


Module 10: White Dwarfs, Novae and Neutron Stars


Module 11: Black Holes and Gravitational Waves


Module 12: The Milky Way


Module 13: Galaxies in the Cosmos


Module 14: Big Bang Cosmology: the Origin and Fate of the Universe