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Learn Astronomy with free online courses and MOOCs from University of Leeds, Edin, Caltech, Arizona and other top universities around the world. Read reviews to decide if a class is right for you.
Kurzgesagt's YouTube channel focuses on minimalist animated educational content, using the flat design style.
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Learn about the atmospheric chemistry of planets and celestial bodies and explore the possibility of finding life beyond Earth.
Learn about the origin and evolution of life and the search for life beyond the Earth.
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…
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This six-week bootcamp with weekly live streams is led by technologist Jessica Rose and built around freeCodeCamp's Responsive Web Design Certification. You'll learn HTML, CSS, and accessible and responsive web design.
This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about modern astronomy. We will help you get up to date on the most recent astronomical discoveries while also providing support at an introductory level for those who have no backgrou…
"How do they know that?"
Modern astronomy has made some astonishing discoveries - how stars burn and how black holes form; galaxies from the edge of the universe and killer rocks right next door; where the elements come from and how the expanding univer…
Learn about the Earth, life, and how we can search for life elsewhere in the universe.
To look for evidence of life on other planets, we have to adapt what we know about chemistry on Earth to aid our search. Astronomer Dimitar Sasselov explains how we can use what we already know to search for alien life in this Master Class.
Theoretical physicist Andrei Linde was responsible for proposing the ideas of an inflationary multiverse and eternal inflation. In this Master Class, Linde discusses the evolution of these ideas over the past decades and what the future of cosmology hold…
Are we alone? This course introduces core concepts in astronomy, biology, and planetary science that enable the student to speculate scientifically about this profound question and invent their own solar systems.
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Breakthrough Prize winner Andrew Strominger and string theorist Cumrun Vafa rediscovered the elusive quantity of black hole entropy in a groundbreaking calculation. Join Professor Strominger for an overview of how string theory has allowed us to understa…
Explore the history of navigation, from stars to satellites.
Archaeoastronomy is the “science of stars and stones”. It is an interdisciplinary science in between architecture, archaeology, and astronomy. It studies the relationships between the ancient monuments and the sky, in order to gain a better understandin…
What is a black hole? Do they really exist? How do they form? How are they related
to stars? What would happen if you fell into one? How do you see a black hole if they
emit no light? What’s the difference between a black hole and a really dark star?
The first part of the course deals with the classical cosmology, and later part with modern particle physics and its recent impact on cosmology.
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