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Mar 6th 2017

Fluid-Solid Interactions happen when the motion of solids and fluids are coupled. The aim of the course is to give you the basic tools to be able to understand, predict and eventually mitigate these interactions.

Average: 7.2 (6 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

The purpose of this course is to review the material covered in the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam to enable the student to pass it. It will be presented in modules corresponding to the FE topics, particularly those in Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

Average: 5 (5 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

The Origins course tracks the origin of all things – from the Big Bang to the origin of the Solar System and the Earth. The course follows the evolution of life on our planet through deep geological time to present life forms.

Average: 8.5 (6 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

L’objectif général de ce MOOC est de replacer les enjeux de l’utilisation de la radioactivité en santé. Il aborde les notions essentielles à savoir sur la radioactivité, sur la production d’isotopes radioactifs et sur les médicaments radiopharmaceutiques. Les applications médicales et les règles élémentaires de radioprotection y sont traitées au travers d’exemples concrets.

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Mar 5th 2017

This is an Exploratorium teacher professional development course taught by Teacher Institute staff, open to any science teacher (particularly middle or high school level) and science enthusiast. This is a hands-on workshop that explores topics and strategies teachers can use to help their students become active investigators of light.

Average: 5.9 (28 votes)
Mar 5th 2017

This course gives you access to basic tools and concepts to understand research articles and books on modern quantum optics. You will learn about quantization of light, formalism to describe quantum states of light without any classical analogue, and observables allowing one to demonstrate typical quantum properties of these states.

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Mar 2nd 2017

Il corso esplora gli argomenti di elettromagnetismo classico e di ottica.
La successione degli argomenti è quella tradizionale dell’impostazione didattica italiana e prevede: l’elettrostatica, le correnti elettriche, la magnetostatica, l’elettrodinamica, i fenomeni elettromagnetici nella materia e infine l’ottica.

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Mar 1st 2017

Les nanosciences et nanotechnologies sont déjà au cœur de nombreux objets de notre quotidien. Mais mis à part le fait que cela se passe à l’échelle du tout petit, que savez vous d'autre? Ce MOOC de 7 semaines a pour objectif d’enrichir votre vision du domaine. Il vous donnera de bonnes connaissances dans les différentes disciplines qui le composent en allant de la Chimie et la Physique jusqu’aux Biotechnologies et la Médecine. Il répondra aux questions que vous vous posez concernant les enjeux sociétaux, sanitaires et environnementaux associés aux nanotechnologies.

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Feb 27th 2017

An introduction to physics in the context of everyday objects.

Average: 5.2 (18 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Welcome to this Big History course! In this course, renowned scientists and scholars from the University of Amsterdam and beyond will take you on a journey from the Big Bang until today while addressing key questions in their fields.

Average: 8 (6 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

This course is designed for high school students preparing to take the AP* Physics 1 Exam. * AP Physics 1 is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Average: 4 (5 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

In this course you will learn a whole lot of modern physics (classical and quantum) from basic computer programs that you will download, generalize, or write from scratch, discuss, and then hand in. Join in if you are curious (but not necessarily knowledgeable) about algorithms, and about the deep insights into science that you can obtain by the algorithmic approach.

Average: 8.1 (7 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Origens da vida no contexto cósmico é um curso desenvolvido no Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas da Universidade de São Paulo, com o objetivo de apresentar os mais recentes avanços científicos na compreensão deste intrigante assunto. É um curso com formato multidisciplinar que o levará a compreender melhor os aspectos envolvidos no surgimento de vida na Terra e no possível surgimento de vida em outros planetas.

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Feb 27th 2017

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: 7.6 (5 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

General Theory of Relativity or the theory of relativistic gravitation is the one which describes black holes, gravitational waves and expanding Universe. The goal of the course is to introduce you into this theory.

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Feb 27th 2017

Tanto si eres o no aficionado a la navegación, en este curso aprenderás cuáles son los principales motores del tiempo en la Tierra y lo que los navegantes deben saber de ellos. Conocerás cuáles son las bases de la meteorología oceánica, cómo se generan los archivos digitales a partir de los modelos de predicción y cómo los navegantes los reciben a bordo, vía satélite, para integrarlos al software de alta competición.

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Feb 27th 2017

¿Sabes cómo vuelan los aviones, tan pesados y no se caen mientras vuelan? ¿Sabes que viajamos por el espacio sobre el planeta Tierra que se traslada y gira muy rápido y no lo percibimos? ¿O acaso, notas efectos de su movimiento? ¿Cuál es nuestro lugar en el universo? ¿Podemos viajar en el tiempo? ¡Preguntas, muchas preguntas! Con espíritu de descubridores nuestra curiosidad nos motiva a buscar respuestas, a explorar nuestro entorno, a entrar a lo desconocido y hallar nuevo conocimiento.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

Using publicly available data from NASA of actual satellite observations of astronomical x-ray sources, we explore some of the mysteries of the cosmos, including neutron stars, black holes, quasars and supernovae. We will analyze energy spectra and time series data to understand how these incredible objects work. We utilize an imaging tool called DS9 to explore the amazing diversity of astronomical observations that have made x-ray astronomy one of the most active and exciting fields of scientific investigation in the past 50 years.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

Ce cours complète le MOOC « Thermodynamique : fondements » qui vous permettra de mettre en application les concepts fondamentaux de la thermodynamique. Pour atteindre cet objectif, le Professeur J.-Ph. Ansermet de l’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne s’est entouré d’experts et de spécialistes des différents domaines d’application provenant de diverses institutions partenaires du réseau RESCIF. Vous pourrez ainsi voir l’usage de la thermodynamique en chimie, en ingénierie et en physique.

Average: 4 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

A total eclipse is one of the most spectacular sights you can ever see! It looks like the end of the world may be at hand. There is a black hole in the sky where the sun should be. Pink flames of solar prominences and long silver streamers of the sun's corona stretch across the sky. It gets cold, and animals do strange things.

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