Australian National University - ANU

The Australian National University (ANU) is a celebrated place of intensive research, education and policy engagement. Our research has always been central to everything we do, shaping a holistic learning experience that goes beyond the classroom, giving students access to researchers who are among the best in their fields and to opportunities for development around Australia and the world.
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Greatest Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe (edX)

Exploring the biggest mysteries of modern astrophysics. Despite spectacular recent progress, there is still a lot we don't know about our universe. We don't know why the Big Bang happened. We don't know what most of the universe is made of. We don't know whether there is life in [...]

Astrophysics: Cosmology (edX)

Exploring the origin, fate and nature of our universe. This course covers cosmology – the study of our entire universe. Where did the universe come from? How will it end? What is the nature of space and time? For the first time in human history, we can give [...]

Introduction to Actuarial Science (edX)

This course readies you for a career as an actuary in finance, investments, banking or insurance. You may have heard of actuarial science, or you might even know an actuary, but do you know what an actuary does? During the course you’ll hear from a wide variety of actuaries about their careers.

Astrophysics: Exploring Exoplanets (edX)

Explore the mysteries of exoplanets - planets around other stars – in this introductory astrophysics course. The discovery of exoplanets is one of the greatest revolutions in modern astrophysics. Twenty years ago, we had no idea whether any of the countless stars out there beyond our solar system had [...]

Ignorance! (edX)

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Ignorance! provides a comprehensive framework for understanding how people think about unknowns, how they deal with them, and even how certain kinds of ignorance are enshrined in cultures and social institutions. We’ll be taking you on a tour through ignorance in all its varieties and guises.

Astrophysics: The Violent Universe (edX)

Explore the deadliest places in the universe, from black holes to supernovae. Interested in exploring the deadliest and most mysterious parts of our universe? Or, investigating black holes, which warp the very fabric of space-time around them? We will look at what we know about these objects, and also [...]