Charles Bailyn / The Evolution of the Universe

Charles Bailyn is the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of Astronomy and Physics at Yale University. In addition to his research work, Prof. Bailyn has developed innovative teaching methods in science courses for non-scientists. He has been awarded the Dylan Hixon Prize, Yale’s highest honor for teaching excellence in the natural sciences, and his course “Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics” was selected as one of the first courses to be put on-line for the public as part of Yale’s “Open Courses” initiative.