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Apr 24th 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)
Apr 24th 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: 7.8 (6 votes)
Apr 24th 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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Jan 30th 2017

Gravity runs the Universe. This free online course explains why, exploring gravitational waves, black holes and the Big Bang. What is gravity? This fundamental force is the common theme between concepts as intriguing as the Big Bang, black holes, dark energy, space-time, gravitational waves and the expansion of the Universe. If these concepts pique your interest, this free online course is for you. It doesn’t require any background in physics or mathematics, just a simple curiosity about the Universe and our place in it.

Average: 10 (3 votes)
Mar 8th 2016

La gravité, qu’est-ce que c’est ? Le thème, si présent ces temps derniers dans les films d’Hollywood, est le fil rouge entre des concepts aussi intrigants que le Big Bang, les trous noirs, l’énergie sombre, l’espace-temps, les ondes gravitationnelles, l’expansion de l’Univers.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Feb 9th 2016

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

Average: 6.1 (9 votes)