Topic 2: The Constitution
Topic 3: Historical
Thought on Extraterrestrial Life
Topic 4: Modern Thought
on Exterrestrial Life
Topic 5: Candidate
Worlds for Alien Life
Topic 6: The Drake
Topic 7: The Fermi
Topic 8: The Rare Earth
Topic 9: The
The Evolution of Man
6,000 word 'Amundsen Rule' Paper,
Topical Reader Responses (5)
C. Clarke said, "There are two possibilities: either
we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both
are equally terrifying." This course
takes a look at the probabilities of life elsewhere
in the cosmos. and links the findings to humanity's
future as a space-faring civilization.
course includes a 6,000 word writing requirement. A
grade of 2 or higher must be attained. 18 class hours.
Frank, "Is there Anybody out there?"
- Learn as
much as possible about the history of our civilization
and your place within it
- Spread your understanding
to other people who would otherwise never encounter it
- Begin to see the world around
a place you can make a difference in
Reader Responses (5): 25%, Midterm:
25%, Research Paper: 25%, Final: 25%.