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Learn about the origin and evolution of life and the search for life beyond the Earth....
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AstrobiologyBiologyMicrobiologySolar Systems
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1

Section
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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?...
Reading
10 vidéos (Total 132 min), 3 quiz
Video10 vidéos
Welcome1 min
Introduction17 min
History of Astrobiology20 min
What is Life?20 min
Life on Earth13 min
Structure of Life: Building Blocks9 min
Structure of LIfe: Cells14 min
Origins of Life: Building Blocks11 min
Origins of Life: Location11 min
Origins of Life: Alternative Chemistries11 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Introduction and History of Astrobiology20 min
Life: The Basics40 min
Origins of Life40 min

2

Section
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3 heures pour terminer

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?...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 82 min), 2 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Conditions on the Early Earth 12 min
Evidence of Early Life7 min
The Tree of Life9 min
Life in Extreme Environments18 min
The Rise of Multicellularity13 min
The Great Oxidation Event17 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Life on the Early Earth40 min
Life Through Time40 min

3

Section
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2 heures pour terminer

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? ...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 71 min), 2 quiz
Video7 vidéos
The Search for Life on Mars10 min
Mars as a Location for Life15 min
Could We All be Martians?7 min
Europa7 min
Enceladus6 min
Other Icy Bodies14 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
The Habitability of Mars40 min
Life and Icy Bodies38 min

4

Section
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2 heures pour terminer

The Search for Habitable Exoplanets

How do we search for Earth-like planets orbiting distant stars and how would we detect life on them?...
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 36 min), 2 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Methods6 min
Types of Planets8 min
Biosignatures of Life in Exoplanet Atmospheres8 min
How to Look for Biosignatures6 min
Missions to Search for Biosignatures6 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
The Search for Exoplanets40 min
Biosignatures on Exoplanets40 min
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par 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!

par 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

Enseignant

Charles Cockell

Professor
Astrobiology

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