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The Atmosphere, the Ocean, and Environmental Change
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This course explores the physical processes that control Earth's atmosphere, ocean, and ...

This course explores the physical processes that control Earth's atmosphere, ocean, and climate. Quantitative methods for constructing mass and energy budgets. Topics include clouds, rain, severe storms, regional climate, the ozone layer, air pollution, ocean currents and productivity, the seasons, El Ni–o, the history of Earth's climate, global warming, energy, and water resources.

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Atmospheric Science
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Yale University
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Author:
Ronald B. Smith
Date Added:
11/09/2017
Cervantes' Don Quixote
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The course facilitates a close reading of Don Quixote in the artistic ...

The course facilitates a close reading of Don Quixote in the artistic and historical context of renaissance and baroque Spain. Students are also expected to read four of Cervantes' Exemplary Stories, Cervantes' Don Quixote: A Casebook, and J.H. Elliott's Imperial Spain. Cervantes' work will be discussed in relation to paintings by Vel’zquez. The question of why Don Quixote is read today will be addressed throughout the course. Students are expected to know the book, the background readings and the materials covered in the lectures and class discussions.

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Literature
Fine Arts
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Yale University
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Author:
Roberto Gonz’lez Echevarr’_a
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Financial Markets (2008)
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Financial institutions are a pillar of civilized society, supporting people in their ...

Financial institutions are a pillar of civilized society, supporting people in their productive ventures and managing the economic risks they take on. The workings of these institutions are important to comprehend if we are to predict their actions today and their evolution in the coming information age. The course strives to offer understanding of the theory of finance and its relation to the history, strengths and imperfections of such institutions as banking, insurance, securities, futures, and other derivatives markets, and the future of these institutions over the next century.

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Business and Information Technology
Economics
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Yale University
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Author:
Robert Shiller
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Freshman Organic Chemistry I
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This is the first semester in a two-semester introductory course focused on ...

This is the first semester in a two-semester introductory course focused on current theories of structure and mechanism in organic chemistry, their historical development, and their basis in experimental observation. The course is open to freshmen with excellent preparation in chemistry and physics, and it aims to develop both taste for original science and intellectual skills necessary for creative research.

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Chemistry
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Yale University
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Date Added:
11/09/2017
Freshman Organic Chemistry II
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This is a continuation of Freshman Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 125a), the ...

This is a continuation of Freshman Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 125a), the introductory course on current theories of structure and mechanism in organic chemistry for students with excellent preparation in chemistry and physics. This semester treats simple and complex reaction mechanisms, spectroscopy, organic synthesis, and some molecules of nature.

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Chemistry
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Yale University
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Author:
J. Michael McBride
Date Added:
11/09/2017
Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics
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This course focuses on three particularly interesting areas of astronomy that are ...

This course focuses on three particularly interesting areas of astronomy that are advancing very rapidly: Extra-Solar Planets, Black Holes, and Dark Energy. Particular attention is paid to current projects that promise to improve our understanding significantly over the next few years. The course explores not just what is known, but what is currently not known, and how astronomers are going about trying to find out.

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Astronomy
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Yale University
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Author:
Charles Bailyn
Date Added:
11/09/2017
Fundamentals of Physics, I
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This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of ...

This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. Emphasis is placed on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, gravitation, thermodynamics, and waves.

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Physics
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Yale University
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Author:
Ramamurti Shankar
Date Added:
11/09/2017
Fundamentals of Physics, II
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This is a continuation of Fundamentals of Physics, I (PHYS 200), the ...

This is a continuation of Fundamentals of Physics, I (PHYS 200), the introductory course on the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. This course covers electricity, magnetism, optics and quantum mechanics.

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Physics
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Yale University
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Author:
Ramamurti Shankar
Date Added:
11/09/2017