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Cosmology and Astronomy

This is a collection of Khan Academy videos on cosmology and astronomy. Topics covered in the course include: the big bang theory, the size of the universe, the life of a star, and galaxies.

Scale of the Universe

This unit features videos from the "Scale of the Universe" topic at Khan Academy. In this unit, Khan discusses the incredible sizes of objects in the universe, from the incredibly large to the incredibly small.

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Introduction to Light

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Hubble Image of Galaxies

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Intergalactic Scale

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Scale of Distance to Closest Stars

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Scale of Earth and Sun

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Scale of the Solar System

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Scale of the Galaxy

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Red Shift

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Radius of the Observable Universe

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Big Bang Introduction

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A Universe Smaller Than the Observable

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(Correction) Radius of the Observable Universe

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Cosmological Time Scale 1

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Cosmological Time Scale 2

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Cosmic Background Radiation

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Cosmic Background Radiation 2

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Four Fundamental Forces

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Hubble's Law

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Scale of the Large

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Scale of the Small

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Scale of the Small and Large

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Light and Fundamental Forces

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Scale of Earth, Sun, Galaxy, and Universe

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Time Scale of the Cosmos

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Big Bang and Expansion of the Universe

Stars, Black Holes, & Gal...

This unit features videos from Khan Academy on Stars, Black Holes, and Galaxies.

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Galactic Collisions

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Supermassive Black Holes

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Quasars

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(Correction) Quasars

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Birth of Stars

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Becoming a Red Giant

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White and Black Dwarfs

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Lifecycle of Massive Stars

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Supernova (Supernovae)

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Supernova Clarification

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Black Holes

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Star Field and Nebula Images

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Why Gravity Gets So Strong Near Dense Objects

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Parallax in Observing Stars

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Stellar Distances Using Parallax

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Cepheid Variables

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Why Cepheids Pulsate

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Accreting Mass Due to Gravity Simulation

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Parsec Definition

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Stellar Parallax

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Stellar Parallax Clarification

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Life and Death of Stars

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Quasars and Galactive Collisions

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Stellar Parallax

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Cepheid Variables

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Challenge: Modeling Accretion Disks

Earth Geological & Climat...

This unit features videos form Khan Academy discussing the geology and climate of Earth. Topics covered include plate tectonics, earthquakes, and the seasons.

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Plate Tectonics: Crust and Lithosphere Difference

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Structure of the Earth

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Plate Tectonics: Evidence of Plate Movement

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Geological Features of Divergent Plate Boundaries

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Features of Convergent Plate Boundaries

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Plates Moving Due to Convection in Mantle

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Hawaiian Islands Formation

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Pangaea

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Compositional and Mechanical Layers of the Earth

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How We Know About the Earth's Core

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Seismic Waves

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Why S-Waves Only Travel in Solids

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Refraction of Seismic Waves

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The Mohorovicic Seismic Discontinuity

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Seasons Aren't Dictated by Closeness to the Sun

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How Earth's Tilt Causes Seasons

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Are Southern Hemisphere Seasons More Severe

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Milankovitch Cycles Precession and Obliquity

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Precession Causing Perihelion to Happen Later

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What Causes Precession and Other Oribital Changes

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Types of Precession and Milankovitch Cycles

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Plate Tectonics

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Seismic Waves and How We Know Earth's Structure

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Earth's Rotation and Tilt

Life on Earth and in the ...

This unit features videos from Khan Academy on life on Earth and the potential of life on other planets.

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Overview of Human Evolution

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Thomas Malthus and Population Growth

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Earth Formation

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Beginnings of Life

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Ozone Layer and Eukaryotes in the Proterozoic Era

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Biodiversity Flourishes in Phanerozoic Eon

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First Living Things on Land - Clarification

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Understanding Calendar Notation

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Correction Calendar Notation

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Development of Agriculture and Writing

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Firestick farming in early Australia

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Collective Learning

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Agriculture and human population

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Energy Inputs for Tilling a Hectare of Land

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Random Predictions for 2060

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Chronometric Revolution

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Carbon 14 Dating 1

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Carbon 14 Dating 2

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Potassium-Argon (K-Ar) Dating

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K-Ar Dating Calculation

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Detectable Civilizations in our Galaxy (Part 1)

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Detectable Civilization in our Galaxy (Part 2)

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Detectable Civilization in our Galaxy (Part 3)

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Detectable Civilization in our Galaxy (Part 4)

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Detectable Civilization in our Galaxy (Part 5)

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History of Life on Earth

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Humanity on Earth

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Measuring Age on Earth

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Life in the Universe