E.g., 2016-06-28
E.g., 2016-06-28
E.g., 2016-06-28
May 30th 2016

Explore the evolution of the universe, the future of astronomy & the role technology plays in new discoveries. What was the Big Bang? How do black holes work? Could there be life elsewhere in the Universe? In this subject we’ll address those topics, as well as gaining some insight into how great scientific discoveries were made, and what's involved in scientific research.

Average: 8.1 (9 votes)
May 23rd 2016

An introduction to modern astronomy's most important questions. The four sections of the course are Planets and Life in The Universe; The Life of Stars; Galaxies and Their Environments; The History of The Universe.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
May 10th 2016

Exploring the origin, fate and nature of our universe. This course covers cosmology – the study of our entire universe. Where did the universe come from? How will it end? What is the nature of space and time? For the first time in human history, we can give precise, reliable answers to many cosmological questions, thanks to a spectacular series of recent breakthroughs.

Average: 5.3 (4 votes)
May 16th 2016

The science of stars and stones. Archaeoastronomy is the “science of stars and stones”: it studies the relationships between the ancient monuments and the sky, in order to gain a better understanding of the ideas of the architects of the past and of their religious and symbolic world. The course provides the first complete, easy introduction to this fascinating discipline.

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Apr 18th 2016

El placer de observar y comprender el firmamento: nuestro lugar en el tiempo y el espacio. Identificar constelaciones (posición, forma) y astros del cielo (distancias, tamaños, masas). Causa de todos los movimientos celestes: la gravedad. Fenómenos cotidianos de origen astronómico. Curiosidades.

Average: 4.3 (3 votes)
Apr 4th 2016

Comment peser l'Univers ? Plus exactement, comment mesurer cette grandeur fondamentale qu'est la masse pour tout objet céleste ?
Ce cours a pour objectif de vous initier aux différents méthodes utilisées par les astrophysiciens pour mesurer la masse. Ces méthodes seront illustrées pour le système solaire et jusqu'aux galaxies très lointaines. Ce MOOC sera aussi l'occasion d'aborder quelques recherches actuelles en astrophysique en lien avec cette problématique de mesure des masses dans l'Univers.

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Mar 14th 2016

Explore the exciting world of modern solar systems astronomy in this credit-eligible course.

Average: 2.4 (5 votes)
Feb 29th 2016

Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?

Average: 9.7 (3 votes)
Feb 9th 2016

Explore the deadliest places in the universe, from black holes to supernovae.

Average: 5.8 (8 votes)
Feb 8th 2016

Should we be excited about the Higgs boson? Find out more about particle physics and understanding the universe.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jan 4th 2016

Explore the night sky, discover how stars formed and find out about exoplanets, all through the constellation of Orion.

Average: 7.8 (4 votes)
Oct 19th 2015

Explore the mysteries of exoplanets - planets around other stars – in this introductory astrophysics course.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Oct 13th 2015

Learn about alien life, how we search for it, and what this teaches us about our place in the universe.

Average: 8 (3 votes)
Sep 14th 2015

Discover how Astronomy and Medicine impacted the history of China as we use artifacts and relics as a guide to Chinese civilization.

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Jun 23rd 2015

Exploring the biggest mysteries of modern astrophysics.

Average: 8.3 (6 votes)
May 18th 2015

How astronomy really works - an overview of the technology that astronomers use to collect and measure light from the universe, and how it is used in practice to make scientific discoveries.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
May 18th 2015

This course introduces the observational technique of optical interferometry in astronomy, the most acute vision of the night sky, what we call "Eagle-Eye Astronomy".

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May 4th 2015

Astrophysique, astronomie et cosmologie étudient étoiles, trous noirs, Big Bang... Nous tenterons de répondre aux interrogations fondamentales sur les origines des planètes, des étoiles, des galaxies et de l'Univers.

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Mar 2nd 2015

Peut-on vivre sur Mars ? Quelle est l'exoplanète habitable la plus proche ? Combien d'étoiles naissent par an dans une galaxie ? Et la Terre, d'où vient-elle ? Ce MOOC aborde notre compréhension actuelle de l'univers.

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Feb 15th 2015

This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about modern astronomy. We will help you get up to date on the most recent astronomical discoveries while also providing support at an introductory level for those who have no background in science.

Average: 8 (3 votes)



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