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Phase transformations (Coursera)

Phase diagrams of binary and multicomponent systems are the basis of modern alloy theory. The ability to use them in solving various practical problems is a necessary part of material scientists training. The skills and knowledge acquired during the course will help you to: create new alloys and improving [...]
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Designing Effective Science Communication (Coursera)

Although many would prefer to leave science in the past and no longer engage with it once completing compulsory science classes in school, the reality is that engaging with science is an integral part of our daily lives. Moreover, for the safety and wellness of human society, it is [...]
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Requirements Writing (Coursera)

Welcome to "Requirements Writing". As the title indicates, over the next four weeks, we will be looking at the important task of writing of text-based requirement statements. The course takes you step by step through the rules for writing requirements statements in accordance with the "Guide for Writing Requirements" [...]
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Fundamentals of electron and ion microscopy (Coursera)

Electron and ion microscopy techniques are the most widespread tools for imaging and investigation of structural and functional properties of solid and soft matter on micro- and nanoscale, which applications are very broad : material science, microelectronics, nanotechnology, biology, forensics science and many others. This course represents the fundamentals [...]
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The Changing Arctic: Present, Past, & Future (Coursera)

This course takes a detailed look at the remarkable changes unfolding in the Arctic environment, including the shrinking Arctic sea ice cover, shrinking land ice, thawing permafrost and cascading impacts on Arctic ecosystems. After a review of Arctic climates of the past, attention turns to the possible future of [...]
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Quantum Mechanics for Everyone (edX)

Learn the fundamental notions of quantum mechanics at a level that is accessible to everyone. Quantum Mechanics for Everyone is a four-week long MOOC that teaches the basic ideas of quantum mechanics with a method that requires no complicated math beyond taking square roots (and you can use a [...]
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Data-driven Astronomy (Coursera)

Science is undergoing a data explosion, and astronomy is leading the way. Modern telescopes produce terabytes of data per observation, and the simulations required to model our observable Universe push supercomputers to their limits. To analyse this data scientists need to be able to think computationally to solve problems. [...]
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Archaeoastronomy (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Equilibrio, ¿por qué se caen las cosas? (Coursera)

¿Por qué las grúas no se vuelcan al levantar grandes pesos? ¿por qué las mesas sólo necesitan tres patas (no alineadas) para apoyarse? Este curso te guiará paso a paso en los conocimientos básicos para entender el equilibrio de estructuras simples.
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Introducción a los modelos de demanda de transporte (Coursera)

¿Cuántos viajan? ¿Por dónde? ¿En qué modo? En general, los proyectos de transporte (tanto de infraestructura como gestión) poseen plazos y costos de realización sumamente elevados. Por estos motivos, la evaluación de este tipo de proyectos requiere de una adecuada estimación de la demanda para su correcto [...]
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