The Evolving Universe

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About this course: This is an introductory astronomy survey class that covers our understanding of the physical universe and its major constituents, including planetary systems, stars, galaxies, black holes, quasars, larger structures, and the universe as a whole.

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  • Taught by:  S. George Djorgovski, Professor

    Astronomy
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About this course: This is an introductory astronomy survey class that covers our understanding of the physical universe and its major constituents, including planetary systems, stars, galaxies, black holes, quasars, larger structures, and the universe as a whole.

Created by:  Caltech
  • Taught by:  S. George Djorgovski, Professor

    Astronomy
Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.6 stars Average User Rating 4.6See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Welcome
Welcome to The Evolving Universe!


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  1. Video: Welcome


WEEK 2


Introduction and Some Basics



16 videos, 4 readings, 18 practice quizzes expand


  1. Reading: Lesson Slides
  2. Video: The Oldest Science
  3. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: The Oldest Science
  4. Video: Astronomy as a Science
  5. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Astronomy as a Science
  6. Video: Messengers from the Universe
  7. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Messengers from the Universe
  8. Reading: Lesson Slides
  9. Video: Distances and Scales
  10. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Distances and Scales
  11. Video: Kepler's Laws, Newton's Laws, and Dynamics of the Solar System
  12. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  13. Video: Celestial Coordinate Systems, Time Systems, and Earth Rotation
  14. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  15. Practice Quiz: Quiz 1
  16. Reading: Lesson Slides
  17. Video: Optical Telescopes (UV, Visible, IR)
  18. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  19. Video: Geometric Optics, Angular Resolution
  20. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  21. Video: Detectors (UV, Visible, and IR)
  22. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  23. Video: Radio Telescopes
  24. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Question
  25. Video: X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Telescopes
  26. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  27. Video: Non-Electromagnetic Observations
  28. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  29. Reading: Lesson Slides
  30. Video: Basics and Kirchoff's Laws
  31. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  32. Video: The Origin of Spectroscopic Lines
  33. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  34. Video: Blackbody Radiation and Other Continuum Emission Mechanisms
  35. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  36. Video: Fluxes and Magnitudes
  37. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  38. Practice Quiz: Quiz 2


WEEK 3


Stars and Planets



27 videos, 7 readings, 30 practice quizzes expand


  1. Reading: Lesson Slides
  2. Video: Interstellar Medium: General Properties
  3. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  4. Video: Interstellar Dust: Extinction and Reddening
  5. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  6. Video: Star Formation
  7. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  8. Video: Formation of Planetary Systems
  9. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  10. Reading: Lesson Slides
  11. Video: Contents of the Solar System
  12. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  13. Video: Formation of the Solar System
  14. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  15. Video: Planetary Atmospheres
  16. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  17. Practice Quiz: Quiz 3
  18. Reading: Lesson Slides
  19. Video: Thermodynamics of Planets
  20. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  21. Video: Searching for Exosolar Planets
  22. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  23. Video: Studying Other Worlds
  24. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  25. Video: Life in the Universe
  26. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  27. Reading: Lesson Slides
  28. Video: Stellar Structure Basics
  29. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  30. Video: Energy Generation in Stars
  31. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  32. Video: Energy Transport in Stars
  33. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  34. Video: The Sun Our Star
  35. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  36. Practice Quiz: Quiz 4
  37. Reading: Lesson Slides
  38. Video: The HR Diagram
  39. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  40. Video: Star Clusters: Probes of Stellar Evolution
  41. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  42. Video: Star Clusters: Probes of Stellar Dynamics
  43. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  44. Video: The Main Sequence
  45. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  46. Video: Stellar Evolution After the Main Sequence
  47. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  48. Reading: Lesson Slides
  49. Video: White Dwarfs and Contact Binaries
  50. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  51. Video: Supernova Types and Type 1A
  52. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  53. Video: Core-Collapse Supernovae
  54. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  55. Practice Quiz: Midterm Exam
  56. Reading: Lesson Slides
  57. Video: Neutron Stars and Pulsars
  58. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  59. Video: Stellar Black Holes
  60. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  61. Video: Gamma-Ray Bursts
  62. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  63. Video: Supermassive Black Holes in Galactic Nuclei
  64. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions


WEEK 4


The World of Galaxies



26 videos, 5 readings, 29 practice quizzes expand


  1. Reading: Lesson Slides
  2. Video: The Basic Properties and Components of the Galaxy
  3. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  4. Video: Galaxy Rotation and the Dark Halo
  5. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  6. Video: The Origin of Spiral Arms
  7. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  8. Video: The Local Group of Galaxies
  9. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  10. Practice Quiz: Quiz 5
  11. Reading: Lesson Slides
  12. Video: Galaxy Morphology and the Hubble Sequence
  13. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  14. Video: Trends Along the Hubble Sequence and their Origins
  15. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  16. Video: Galaxy Interactions and Mergers
  17. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  18. Video: Quantifying Galaxy Properties
  19. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  20. Video: Galaxy Scaling Relations
  21. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  22. Reading: Lesson Slides
  23. Video: Galaxy Evolution: The Basics
  24. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  25. Video: Observations of Galaxy Evolution
  26. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  27. Video: The Cosmic Star Formation History
  28. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  29. Video: Cosmic Web: The Intergalactic Medium
  30. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  31. Video: The Earliest Galaxies
  32. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  33. Video: Reionization Era: The Cosmic Renaissance
  34. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  35. Practice Quiz: Quiz 6
  36. Reading: Lesson Slides
  37. Video: Large Structure
  38. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  39. Video: Quantifying Large Scale Structure: Galaxy Correlations and Power Spectrum
  40. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  41. Video: The Large Scale Velocity Field
  42. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  43. Video: Galaxy Bias and the Evolution of Clustering
  44. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  45. Video: Structure Formation: The Growth of Density Perturbations
  46. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  47. Video: Galaxy Clusters
  48. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  49. Reading: Lesson Slides
  50. Video: Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei: General Properties and Classification
  51. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  52. Video: Unification Models
  53. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  54. Video: AGN Fueling, Jets and Synchrotron Radiation
  55. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  56. Video: The Cosmic High Energy Backgrounds
  57. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  58. Video: AGN Formation and Evolution
  59. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  60. Practice Quiz: Quiz 7


WEEK 5


Cosmology and the Deep Universe



17 videos, 4 readings, 19 practice quizzes expand


  1. Reading: Lesson Slides
  2. Video: The Expanding Universe
  3. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions
  4. Video: Cosmological Models
  5. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions:
  6. Video: Distances in Cosmology
  7. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Distances in Cosmology
  8. Reading: Lesson Slides
  9. Video: Basic Ideas and the Cosmic Microwave Background
  10. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Basic Ideas and the Cosmic Microwave Background
  11. Video: The Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
  12. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: The Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
  13. Video: The Cosmic Inflation
  14. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: The Cosmic Inflation
  15. Video: The Very Early Universe
  16. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: The Very Early Unives
  17. Practice Quiz: Quiz 8
  18. Reading: Lesson Slides
  19. Video: The Scale of the Universe
  20. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: The Scale of the Universe
  21. Video: Distance Indicator Relations
  22. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Distance Indicator Relations
  23. Video: Estimating the Age of the Universe
  24. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Estimating the Age of the Universe
  25. Video: Cosmological Tests: An Introduction
  26. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Cosmological Tests: An Introduction
  27. Video: Supernova Standard Candles
  28. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Supernova Standard Candles
  29. Video: Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background
  30. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Cosmology with the Cosmic Microwave Background
  31. Reading: Lesson Slides
  32. Video: Matter and Energy Contents of the Universe
  33. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Matter and Energy Contents of the Universe
  34. Video: Gravitational Lensing: Mapping the Dark Matter
  35. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: Gravitational Lensing: Mapping the Dark
  36. Video: The Dark Energy
  37. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: The Dark Energy
  38. Video: The Cosmic Concordance
  39. Practice Quiz: Self-Test Questions: The Cosmic Concordance
  40. Practice Quiz: Final Exam

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