The universe: matter and energy


This course covers the classification and composition of material systems, atomic and subatomic structure, states of matter and thermodynamics, nuclear reactions and quantum mechanics, energy in the universe, particle physics and cosmology, astrophysical processes and exoplanets, and the search for extraterrestrial life.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the universe, including its matter and energy, as well as the scientific principles and phenomena that govern it.

Course program

Classification and Composition of Material Systems
Atomic and Subatomic Structure
States of Matter and Thermodynamics
Nuclear Reactions and Quantum Mechanics
Energy in the Universe: Dark Matter and Dark Energy
Particle Physics and Cosmology
Astrophysical Processes and Exoplanets
Search for Extraterrestrial Life