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Open Course on Astrobiology (Edinburgh University)

Open Course on Astrobiology (Edinburgh University)

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of my favourite courses among those offered freely to the public at the University of Edinburgh is Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life  by Prof Charles Cockell. It is a free course that is split into weekly sessions focusing on the basics of astrobiology. The course has no pre-requisites making this a perfect course […]

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Series of Lectures on Astrophysics and Cosmology

Series of Lectures on Astrophysics and Cosmology

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this playlist we have a series of lectures on Astrophysics, Astronomy and Cosmology. The lectures are organized by the BBVA foundation and feature such guest scientists as Richard Ellis, Simon White, Gerda Horneck and Scott Tremaine. The topics covered include the early universe star clusters and galaxies, astrobiology research, solar system planets and their […]

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Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe

Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are many fascinating unsolved problems in our understanding of the universe (many of which you can find here) and in this video they will be discussed by professor Ian Morison. In particular, professor Morison tackles some of the greatest problems in astrophysics and cosmology with emphasis on instruments that might solve some of these […]

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Astronomy Lectures by Carolin Crawford

| November 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here we have a playlist of 13 Astronomy lectures by Prof. Carolin Crawford. Prof. Crawford received her PhD from Newnham College and went on a variety of fellowships at such places as Oxford, Cambridge and the Royal Society.  In 2004 she was appointed as a Fellow and College Lecturer at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. These days Carolin Crawford […]

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Stellar Evolution

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here we have an audio lecture on the stellar evolution. The main focus of the lecture is the change of the temperature and brightness of a star throughout its lifetime, focusing on our own Sun. For more similar podcasts visit doctordave YouTube channel.  Also, for more lectures checkout our lecture page. doctordave | More lectures

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Introduction to General Astronomy (Astronomy 10)

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this course titled “Astronomy 10″ prof. Marc Davis gives an overview of the basics of astronomy. The topics covered include basic observational astronomy, telescopes, planets, stars, also some black holes and cosmology. Note that some of the lectures seem to be missing from the playlist. Still, having in mind that there’s a lot of […]

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Introductory Astronomy

| May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s a course on introductory astronomy by prof. Robert Nemiroff from Michigan tech. It has 24 lectures, each focusing on a different introductory topic. The topics covered in the lectures can be found below the video. Also, for other lectures, click the playlist button. ThePhysicsX | More lectures Lectures: Grand tour of the universe Universe, […]

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