The Big Bang OpenCourseWare: The Open University's Free Undergraduate Astronomy Course Studying the Big Bang Theory

Published Feb 09, 2009

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'The Big Bang' teaches about the evidence that supports the Big Bang theory to students interested in Physics, Mathematics and the history of the universe. This undergraduate-level OpenCourseWare is offered free of charge by The Open University.

The Big Bang: Course Specifics

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The Big Bang: Course Description

'The Big Bang' is an advanced-level undergraduate course that teaches students the three main pieces of evidence that support the Big Bang theory. Students will study a variety of information, including Hubble's law, microwave radiation and primordial nuclei. This course will teach OpenCourseWare students about cosmology and what the stars and galaxies can teach scientists about the origin of the universe. This course, provided by The Open University's Science Department, will take OpenCourseWare readers approximately 20 hours to complete.

The materials for this free online course include unit notes, learning journals and online discussion forum. To learn more or to take this class, visit the origin of the universe course page website.

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