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Learn about the origin and evolution of life and the search for life beyond the Earth....
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Life and Its Origins

What is life and what are the definitions of life? What do we know about the origin of life and what are the current hypotheses for how it originated on the Earth?...
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10 видео (всего 132 мин.), 3 тестов
Video10 видео
Welcome1мин
Introduction17мин
History of Astrobiology20мин
What is Life?20мин
Life on Earth13мин
Structure of Life: Building Blocks9мин
Structure of LIfe: Cells14мин
Origins of Life: Building Blocks11мин
Origins of Life: Location11мин
Origins of Life: Alternative Chemistries11мин
Quiz3 практического упражнения
Introduction and History of Astrobiology20мин
Life: The Basics40мин
Origins of Life40мин

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Life on Earth

What was the environment of early Earth like when life first emerged and what do we know about life on the earliest Earth? How did life evolve to cope with survival in extreme environments? What have been the major evolutionary transitions of life on the Earth?...
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7 видео (всего 82 мин.), 2 тестов
Video7 видео
Conditions on the Early Earth 12мин
Evidence of Early Life7мин
The Tree of Life9мин
Life in Extreme Environments18мин
The Rise of Multicellularity13мин
The Great Oxidation Event17мин
Quiz2 практического упражнения
Life on the Early Earth40мин
Life Through Time40мин

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Habitable Environments Elsewhere in our Solar System?

What are the prospects for life on other planetary bodies in our Solar System and how do we go about searching for it? What conditions are required for a planet to be habitable? ...
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7 видео (всего 71 мин.), 2 тестов
Video7 видео
The Search for Life on Mars10мин
Mars as a Location for Life15мин
Could We All be Martians?7мин
Europa7мин
Enceladus6мин
Other Icy Bodies14мин
Quiz2 практического упражнения
The Habitability of Mars40мин
Life and Icy Bodies38мин

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The Search for Habitable Exoplanets

How do we search for Earth-like planets orbiting distant stars and how would we detect life on them?...
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5 видео (всего 36 мин.), 2 тестов
Video5 видео
Methods6мин
Types of Planets8мин
Biosignatures of Life in Exoplanet Atmospheres8мин
How to Look for Biosignatures6мин
Missions to Search for Biosignatures6мин
Quiz2 практического упражнения
The Search for Exoplanets40мин
Biosignatures on Exoplanets40мин
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автор: ELOct 12th 2015

Very interesting and engaging course. There are longer and more in-depth courses if you want them but if you want a concise overview of astrobiology on your own time, then this course is perfect!

автор: MDDec 2nd 2017

i have studied phisycs in syria and i have finish it after this great course i am realy thinking in master in astronomy or astrobiology master thank you very much for this amzing course :D

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Astrobiology

О The University of Edinburgh

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