Active Galaxies OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Astronomy Course by The Open University

Published Feb 06, 2009

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The Open University (OU) offers an OpenCourseWare called 'Active Galaxies' for free online. The course provides a thorough understanding the types and characteristics of galaxies to Open University undergraduates and others who have an interest in Science and Nature.

Active Galaxies: Course Specifics

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Active Galaxies: Course Description

'Active Galaxies' is an intermediate-level undergraduate course offered through the Science department of The Open University. This course teaches students about the different types, models and characteristics of galaxies. Students will also learn about active galactic nuclei (AGN) and black holes. OpenCourseWare students will learn the basics of active galaxies, including their characteristics, classifications and measurements. Readers will also learn about the effects of evolving active galaxies. This course provides students with a self-assessment that can help ensure full comprehension of the course materials. The course takes about 20 hours to complete.

This course provides additional resources and links to student learning journals and discussion forums. If you're interested in learning more about this course, visit the galaxy course page website.

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