The [course_title] is specially designed to focus on three particularly interesting areas of astronomy that are advancing very rapidly such as Extra-Solar Planets, Black Holes, and Dark Energy. This course will set you up with the current projects that intend to enhance your understanding significantly over the next few years. The course explores not just what is known, but also the unknown facts, including how astronomers are trying to figure out more about Astrophysics.
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Course Credit: Yale University
|2. Planetary Orbits||00:51:00|
|3. Our Solar System and the Pluto Problem||00:46:00|
|4. Discovering Exoplanets: Hot Jupiters||00:47:00|
|5. Planetary Transits||00:49:00|
|6. Microlensing, Astrometry and Other Methods||00:47:00|
|7. Direct Imaging of Exoplanets||00:47:00|
|8. Introduction to Black Holes||00:44:00|
|9. Special and General Relativity||00:48:00|
|10. Tests of Relativity||00:45:00|
|11. Special and General Relativity (cont.)||00:41:00|
|12. Stellar Mass Black Holes||00:50:00|
|13. Stellar Mass Black Holes (cont.)||00:49:00|
|15. Supermassive Black Holes||00:47:00|
|16. Hubble’s Law and the Big Bang||00:51:00|
|17. Hubble’s Law and the Big Bang (cont.)||00:52:00|
|18. Hubble’s Law and the Big Bang (cont.)||00:50:00|
|19. Omega and the End of the Universe||00:49:00|
|20. Dark Matter||00:49:00|
|21. Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe and the Big Rip||00:46:00|
|23. Other Constraints: The Cosmic Microwave Background||00:47:00|
|24. The Multiverse and Theories of Everything||00:47:00|
|Submit Your Assignment||00:00:00|
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