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World Science U is live

#1  Postby kennyc » Mar 12, 2014 1:51 am

Brian Greene is backing/behind it. Looks very interesting

Free courses, registration is live.

http://www.worldscienceu.com/
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Re: World Science U is live

#2  Postby Doubtdispelled » Mar 12, 2014 12:14 pm

kennyc wrote:Looks very interesting


Certainly does!

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Re: World Science U is live

#3  Postby Mazille » Mar 12, 2014 12:16 pm

Interesting indeed. Cheers, kenny!
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#4  Postby chairman bill » Mar 13, 2014 1:28 pm

This might be of interest to some - http://www.worldscienceu.com

Physicist Brian Greene (co-founder of the World Science Festival in New York) has just introduced an online science education website called World Science U with content for people of every level. For those just getting introduced to the concepts of physics and cosmology, there are dozens of videos explaining the basic concepts and terminology ranging from “what is mathematics” to quantum mechanics. For those interested in going a little deeper, there are 3-week-long short courses available, though there is no homework or grading. The website also features full length University-level courses with the option of gaining certification if all of the coursework is successfully completed.



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#5  Postby hackenslash » Mar 13, 2014 1:54 pm

Love it! Signing up now.

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#6  Postby Doubtdispelled » Mar 13, 2014 1:56 pm

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#7  Postby chairman bill » Mar 13, 2014 1:59 pm

I'll ask the mods to merge 'em

Didn't think to look in Parenting & education for a science thingy. Silly me
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Re: on-line science education website

#8  Postby Mazille » Mar 13, 2014 2:00 pm

Already reported the post, CB. Waaaaay ahead of you.
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Re: World Science U is live

#9  Postby halucigenia » Jan 18, 2015 11:38 am

I just found this site World Science U myself from a link on FB.
I see it has been discussed here before but it seems to offer courses mostly in the physical sciences so I was going to post in the Physical Sciences & Mathematics section of the forum.
If you are thinking of brushing up on some physics or learning something new it might be good to know about and might get more attention in Physical Sciences & Mathematics.
Is there any way to link it there Mods?

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Re: World Science U is live

#10  Postby TopCat » Jan 18, 2015 12:53 pm

Pleased that this thread has been resurrected - might not have found this otherwise.

I've signed up for the Special Relativity course - I never really understood it properly.
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#11  Postby Macdoc » Jan 18, 2015 1:25 pm

great site - just watched the first Max Tegmark series and certainly learned a few things
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#12  Postby ElDiablo » Jan 18, 2015 4:22 pm

Very cool. Space,Time and Einstein is in my future.
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#13  Postby Macdoc » Jan 19, 2015 12:13 am

Thread should be stickied in the Science Resources.
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