en cosmology and astronomy khanacademy 5/5 (1)

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Videos attempting to grasp a little bit about our Universe (many of the topics associated with "Big History")

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Scale of Earth and Sun More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=GZx3U
504 views

Scale of Solar System More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=GP53b
491 views

Scale of Distance to Closest Stars More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=jEeJk
499 views

Scale of the Galaxy More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=rcLnM
583 views

Intergalactic Scale More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=JiE_k
522 views

Hubble Image of Galaxies More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=Wl4re
539 views

Radius of Observable Universe More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=6nVys
560 views

(Correction) Radius of Observable Universe More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=b6VQv
512 views

Red Shift More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=mx2M_
565 views

Cosmic Background Radiation More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=sxbPw
484 views

Cosmic Background Radiation 2 - Redshift of the Cosmic Background Radiation More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=06z7Q
454 views

Cosmological Time Scale 1 More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=DRtLX
511 views

Cosmological Time Scale 2 More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=LO7-3
529 views

Gravity, Weak, Electromagnetic and Strong More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=FEF6P
539 views

Birth of Stars More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=i-NNW
461 views

Becoming a Red Giant More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=kJSOq
558 views

White and Black Dwarfs More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=EdYyu
535 views

A Universe Smaller than the Observable More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=0w9R_
471 views

Star Field and Nebula Images More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=w3IKE
480 views

Parallax in Observing Stars More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=ETzUp
542 views

Another version of the stellar parallax introduction More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=omvNI
516 views

Stellar Distance Using Parallax More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=lVadj
475 views

Stellar Parallax Clarification More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=6FP-h
463 views

Parsec Definition More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=6zV3J
575 views

Hubble's Law More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=1V9wV
571 views

Lifecycle of Massive Stars More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=UhIwM
481 views

Supernova (Supernovae) More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=qOwCp
511 views

Supernova clarification More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=QMv4k
480 views

Black Holes More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=JoL2p
446 views

Cepheid Variables 1 More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=BWs-O
503 views

Why Cepheids Pulsate More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=X_3QA
593 views

Why Gravity Gets So Strong Near Dense Objects More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=RpOHZ
453 views

Supermassive Black Holes More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=DxkkA
496 views

Quasars More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=4LmIy
445 views

Quasar Correction More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=PX_XS
464 views

Collision of the Milky Way Galaxy with Andromeda (forming "Milkomeda") More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=QXYbG
516 views

How the Earth is a the byproduct of a local supernova More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=VbNXh
723 views

Life and photosynthesis start to thrive in the Archean Eon More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=nYFux
461 views

Ozone Layer and Eukaryotes Show Up in the Proterozoic Eon. Great Oxygenation Event (Oxygen Catastrophe) More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=E1P79
515 views

Cambrian explosion and biodiversity in the Phanerozoic Eon More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=MS7x2
543 views

First living things on land clarification (This video copyrighted under Create Commons Attribution and Share-Alike CC-BY-SA license) More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=3gUE_ ...
554 views

Plate Tectonics Introduction and Difference between crust and lithosphere More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=f2BWs
504 views

Structure of the Earth - crust, mantle, core More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=4AxZ-
452 views

Plate Tectonics -- Evidence of plate movement More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=6EdsB
503 views

Plate Tectonics -- Geological Features of Divergent Plate Boundaries More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=FK1s1
468 views

Geological features of Convergent Plate Boundaries More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=Y0eWn
566 views

Plates Moving Due to Convection in Mantle More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=f8GK2
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Hawaiian Islands formed by stationary hot spot under Pacific plate More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=D1eib
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Crust, mantle, core, lithosphere, asthenosphere, mesosphere, outer core, inner core More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=hHteU
493 views

S-waves and P-waves More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=NhioA
437 views

Why S-Waves Only Travel in Solids More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=BTWLw
489 views

Refraction of Seismic Waves More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=UNZ17
456 views

The Mohorovicic Seismic Discontinuity- boundary between crust and mantle (or Moho) More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=yAQSu
494 views

S-wave shadow and P-wave detection patterns give us information about the core More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=KL0i1
445 views

Pangaea - the idea of Pangaea and some of the evidence behind it More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=axB6u
446 views

Attempting to comprehend the scale of the large More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=5FEjr
697 views

From honey bees to cells, virus, and atoms -- understanding the scale of the very small More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=ERKx3
486 views

A framework for thinking about how many detectable civilizations are out there. More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=YYEgq
430 views

Why do we even care about the Drake Equation. Thinking about the fraction of a planet's life when a civilization might be detectable. More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=jN03g ...
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Reconciling with the traditional Drake Equation More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=LRmwU
436 views

Taking a shot at estimating the number of detectable civilizations More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=T5DGZ
440 views

More reasons why we haven't detected anything yet. More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=xL9ej
421 views

From the extinction of the dinosaurs to humanity More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=frE1r
434 views

Difference between BC, BCE, AD and CE. A little bit about the birth of Jesus as well. More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=EKKe7
506 views

Correcting the time difference calculation by taking into account that there is no year 0 More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=N06Jy
448 views

The Paleolithic and Neolithic eras of the Stone Age. More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=iU58A
497 views

Light and electromagnetic radiation More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=rLNM8
403 views

Why our closeness to the sun does not dictate the seasons More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=SJUd5
468 views

How being Earth's tilt causes seasons More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=05qDI
571 views

How changes in Earth's rotation can effect Earth's seasons and climate More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=ZD8TH
510 views

Are Southern Hemisphere seasons more severe because of the eccentricity in Earth's orbit? More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=umvNQ
434 views

Clarifying the effect of axial precession on the calendar and the date of perihelion and aphelion More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=2o-Se
505 views

What causes precession and other orbital changes More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=nL6LM
630 views

Apsidal Precession (Perihelion Precession) More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=m6lMG
571 views

How the indigenous Australians used fire to change their environment More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=mwUya
523 views

Carbon 14 Dating 1 More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=8wYvK
415 views

Carbon 14 Dating 2 More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=4YUtn
538 views

How K-Ar dating can be used to date very old volcanic rock and the things that might be buried in between More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=NMZ5k
473 views

Working through a calculation for K-Ar dating (good to have some prior experience with e and logarithms) More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=iLFcS
481 views

Discussion of the relatively recent changes in our ability as a species to shine light on our deep past More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=5mNTv
496 views

How symbolic language drives collective learning and how this is one of the truly differentiating aspects of human beings relative to the rest of the animal kingdom More free lessons at: http://www.k ...
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Thinking about how we get Calories from the land limits human population densities More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=xM8sz
528 views

Thinking about energy consumption for tilling land More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=5I9dH
417 views

Sal's random predictions for the year 2060 More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=E4rbS
486 views

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