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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Planets in the Solar System and Beyond

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 132 min)
9 videos
Introduction to Week 1 - Planets in the Solar System and Beyond3m
Exoplanets21m
Planet Formation19m
Planets and Moons16m
Our Solar System13m
Hot Jupiters and Planet Migration17m
Water Worlds18m
Census of Exoplanets in the Milky Way19m
7 practice exercises
Exoplanets15m
Planet Formation10m
Planets and Moons10m
Our Solar System10m
Hot Jupiters and Planet Migration10m
Water Worlds10m
Census of Exoplanets in the Milky Way10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Hunting for Exoplanets

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 76 min)
7 videos
Gravity and the Doppler shift13m
The Radial Velocity Method15m
The Transit Method12m
Learning from Observations8m
Planet Composition8m
Microlensing, Imaging & Selection Effects16m
6 practice exercises
Gravity and the Doppler shift20m
Radial Velocity Method20m
The Transit Method15m
Learning from Observations10m
Planet Composition15m
Microlensing, Imaging & Selection Effects15m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Habitability

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 96 min)
7 videos
Cosmic Chemistry18m
Essentials of Biological Life17m
Defining the Habitable Zone17m
The Lifetime of Stars14m
Stars & Exoplanets10m
Exoplanet Habitability15m
6 practice exercises
Cosmic Chemistry10m
Essentials of Biological Life20m
Defining the Habitable Zone10m
The Lifetime of Stars15m
Stars & Exoplanets15m
Exoplanet Habitability20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Life

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 107 min)
8 videos
The Early Earth16m
The Atmosphere and Oceans12m
Defining Life17m
Early Life on Earth15m
Life at the Extreme15m
Habitable Moons15m
The Habitability of Mars11m
7 practice exercises
The Early Earth20m
The Atmosphere and Oceans10m
Defining Life20m
Early Life on Earth15m
Life at the Extreme10m
Habitable Moons15m
The Habitability of Mars10m

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