Atmospheric Chemistry: Planets and Life Beyond Earth (FutureLearn)

Atmospheric Chemistry: Planets and Life Beyond Earth (FutureLearn)
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The course is for anyone with a general interest in atmospheric chemistry but it will be particularly useful for students at schools and colleges who want to study chemistry at university.
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Atmospheric Chemistry: Planets and Life Beyond Earth (FutureLearn)
Learn about the atmospheric chemistry of planets and celestial bodies and explore the possibility of finding life beyond Earth. Discover the extraordinary world of atmospheric chemistry. On this course you will learn about planetary atmospheres across our solar system and beyond. You will discover what an atmosphere is, how it’s formed, and how data collected from space missions is used to determine a planet’s atmosphere.

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You’ll also look into the factors needed to support life, explore the possibility of life beyond Earth and start the search for habitable planets. You’ll understand how atmospheric chemistry is communicated in the media and get a flavour of one of the most fascinating subjects explored during an undergraduate degree in Chemistry.


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Week 1: Exploring planets in our solar system

Week 2: The search for life on other planets


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- Explore the diversity of planetary atmospheres across the solar system.

- Investigate what scientific data on the composition of planetary atmospheres can be gathered from Earth and from space probes.

- Reflect on the search for habitable planets.

- Assess how the science of planetary atmospheres is presented in the media.



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39.00 EUR
The course is for anyone with a general interest in atmospheric chemistry but it will be particularly useful for students at schools and colleges who want to study chemistry at university.

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