Free Online Astronomy Courses

A Short Introduction to Astrophysics (iTunes) from Oxford University.

Astrobiology and Space Exploration (iTunes) from Stanford.

Astronomy and Astrophysics (iTunes) lectures from the University of Chicago.

Astronomy and Astrophysics (iTunes) lectures from Yale University.

Astronomy lectures from University of California, on iTunes audio and iTunes video.

Astronomy Public Lecture Series (iTunes) from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Astrophysics (iTunes) from Denison University.

Astrophysics and Supercomputing (iTunes) from Swinburne University of Technology.

Coursera offers several astronomy courses, including:

Deep Space and High-Energy Phenomena (iTunes) from the University of Arizona.

Exploring Black Holes: General Relativity and Astrophysics (iTunes) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Khan Academy offers many video lectures on astronomy and cosmology.

The star-forming region, 30 Doradus, is one of the largest located close to the Milky Way and is found in the neighboring galaxy Large Magellanic Cloud. About 2,400 massive stars in the center of 30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula, are producing intense radiation and powerful winds as they blow off material.

Introduction to Astronomy from the Saylor Foundation.

Introduction to Astronomy (iTunes) from UC Berkeley.

Introduction to Cosmology (iTunes) from UC Irvine.

Introduction to Planetary Astronomy (iTunes) from Harrisburg Area Community College.

Introduction to Stellar Astronomy (iTunes) from Harrisburg Area Community College.

The Lives of Stars and People: Astrology to Astrophysics (iTunes) from University College London.

Special Topics in Astrophysics (iTunes) from UC Berkeley.

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