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Analyzing the Universe

Terry A. Matilsky Rutgers University @Coursera
Class Start: TBA
Duration: 9 weeks
Level: beginner
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Using publicly available data from NASA of actual satellite observations of astronomical x-ray sources, we explore some of the mysteries of the cosmos, including neutron stars, black holes, quasars and supernovae.

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Anonymous (Singapore, Singapore) , 2014-02-21
This course is interesting. The professor is very enthusiastic about his field. IMHOit isn't for beginners in astronomy....way too much math. The course is 6 weeks and with the material covered it should be 10 to 12 weeks. I lasted 3 weeks and gave it up when I saw the 3rd week quiz/homework. I couldn't answer a single question without hours of age 74, life is too short to be stressed out.

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