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AstroTech - Science and Technology

4.67 (3) 15 Students Enrolled

Course Created By,  Edinburgh University-MOOC

All Level 2 Hours 40.15 mins of Video Lecture Language: English Lifetime Access Certificate of completion Free
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Key Topics Covered
  • Science and technology
  • Telescopes and Stars
  • Space and Black Holes
  • Detectors and the First Galaxies
  • Computers and Killer Rocks

Who can take this course?
  • Basic knowledge in science and technology
  • Basic knowledge in space technolgy
  • Computer applicaion

Course Description

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 universe is accelerating. But how do we know all that? The truth is that astro... Read More

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 universe is accelerating. But how do we know all that? The truth is that astronomy would be impossible without technology, and every advance in astronomy is really an advance in technology. But technology by itself is not enough. We have to apply it critically with a knowledge of physics to unlock the secrets of the Universe.
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