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Dec 5th 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: 7 (3 votes)
Dec 5th 2016

We currently face unprecedented challenges on a global scale. These problems do not neatly fall into disciplines. They are complicated, complex, and connected. Join us on this epic journey of 13.8 billion years starting at the Big Bang and travelling through time all the way to the future. Discover the connections in our world, the power of collective learning, how our universe and our world has evolved from incredible simplicity to ever-increasing complexity.

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Nov 21st 2016

This is an introductory astronomy survey class that covers our understanding of the physical universe and its major constituents, including planetary systems, stars, galaxies, black holes, quasars, larger structures, and the universe as a whole.

Average: 5.2 (5 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

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)
Oct 24th 2016

Learn about the science behind the current exploration of the solar system in this free class. Use principles from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology to understand the latest from Mars, comprehend the outer solar system, ponder planets outside our solar system, and search for habitability in our neighborhood and beyond.

Average: 9.5 (6 votes)
Jun 1st 2016

La question de la vie sur d’autres planètes que la Terre est une question fascinante. Nous savons depuis les années 1990 que le système solaire n’est pas unique : il y a des planètes autour de nombreuses autres étoiles. Mais nous n’avons pas encore trouvé d’exo-planète véritablement similaire à la Terre. Au cours de ce MOOC, nous partirons à la recherche d’autres mondes habitables. Le premier chapitre vous plongera dans l’histoire des premières découvertes d’exo-planètes. Vous découvrirez les méthodes pour les détecter, et leur extraordinaire diversité.

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Feb 29th 2016

Ce cours décrit les principaux concepts physiques utilisés en astrophysique. Il est proposé à l'EPFL aux étudiants de 2eme année de Bachelor en physique.
This course describes the main physical concepts used in astrophysics. It is proposed, at EPFL, to the 2nd year students from the Bachelor in Physics.

Average: 9 (3 votes)
Jan 25th 2016

This course aims to explain the science of climate change, the risks it poses, and the solutions available to reduce those risks.

Average: 9.8 (5 votes)
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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