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BiologySolar SystemsMicrobiologyAstrobiology

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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?...
10 个视频 (总计 132 分钟), 3 个测验
10 个视频
Welcome1分钟
Introduction17分钟
History of Astrobiology20分钟
What is Life?20分钟
Life on Earth13分钟
Structure of Life: Building Blocks9分钟
Structure of LIfe: Cells14分钟
Origins of Life: Building Blocks11分钟
Origins of Life: Location11分钟
Origins of Life: Alternative Chemistries11分钟
3 个练习
Introduction and History of Astrobiology20分钟
Life: The Basics40分钟
Origins of Life40分钟
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完成时间为 3 小时

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?...
7 个视频 (总计 82 分钟), 2 个测验
7 个视频
Conditions on the Early Earth 12分钟
Evidence of Early Life7分钟
The Tree of Life9分钟
Life in Extreme Environments18分钟
The Rise of Multicellularity13分钟
The Great Oxidation Event17分钟
2 个练习
Life on the Early Earth40分钟
Life Through Time40分钟
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完成时间为 2 小时

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? ...
7 个视频 (总计 71 分钟), 2 个测验
7 个视频
The Search for Life on Mars10分钟
Mars as a Location for Life15分钟
Could We All be Martians?7分钟
Europa7分钟
Enceladus6分钟
Other Icy Bodies14分钟
2 个练习
The Habitability of Mars40分钟
Life and Icy Bodies38分钟
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完成时间为 2 小时

The Search for Habitable Exoplanets

How do we search for Earth-like planets orbiting distant stars and how would we detect life on them?...
5 个视频 (总计 36 分钟), 2 个测验
5 个视频
Methods6分钟
Types of Planets8分钟
Biosignatures of Life in Exoplanet Atmospheres8分钟
How to Look for Biosignatures6分钟
Missions to Search for Biosignatures6分钟
2 个练习
The Search for Exoplanets40分钟
Biosignatures on Exoplanets40分钟
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创建者 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!

创建者 AHJan 18th 2016

Great course, Charles does a great job teaching the course! opens up the possibilities of the origins of life and other possible life in our solar system and universe. thanks to Coursera.

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Astrobiology

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