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The course itself is 9 weeks long and certificates are generated and distributed to learners who meet the 50% requirement every 3 months. The next scheduled dates for certificates to be released are 1st March 2015 and 1st June 2015. Interested in exploring the deadliest and most mysterious parts of our universe? Or, investigating black holes, which warp the very fabric of space-time around them? We will look at what we know about these objects, and also at the many unsolved mysteries that surround them. This course is designed for people who would like to get a deeper understanding of astronomy than that offered by popular science articles and television shows.
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By this definition our Earth is very much alive, with many eruptions each year and with a far greater number of “active volcanoes” that can potentially erupt in any given year. In detail, each eruption is different. Every volcano is its own physical and chemical system, occurs in its own geological location, is subjected to its local stress field, and is at its own stage in evolution in geological time. External triggers of volcanic eruptions are also believed to play an important role. Yet powerful generalisations and models of volcanic eruptions are indeed possible and in fact very useful in dealing with the consequences of volcanic eruptions.
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Informed by the recently released Next Generation Science Standards, this course examines geological time scales, radiometric dating, and how scientists “read the rocks.” We will explore dramatic changes in the Earth over the last 4 billion years, including how the evolution of life on Earth has affected its atmosphere. In addition to looking at geology on a global scale, participants will take to their own backyards to explore and share their local geologic history. Course participants will bring their understanding of the dynamic Earth - along with content resources, discussion questions, and assignments - into their own teaching. Verified Certificates: Link Coursework to Your Identity. FUN - France Université Numérique. Optimisation Stochastique Évolutionnaire » Les algorithmes évolutionnaires (algorithmes génétiques, stratégies d’évolution, programmation génétique) sont parmi les meilleurs algorithmes actuels d’optimisation approchée.
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