Our goal was to create an interactive, game-like science course that teaches science as it really is -- a systematic process of exploring the unknown, not just memorization of known facts," said Ariel Anbar, fellow co-creator of the course and Director of ETX. No courses are offered live, and any class materials — such as lectures — are left up to the student to complete on their own schedule each week. One star in particular has drawn astronomers' attention. Since , it has been taken by more than 5, ASU students and adopted by instructors at nearly 40 other institutions globally. Martian atmosphere behaves as one July 18, New research using a decade of data from ESA's Mars Express has found clear signs of the complex martian atmosphere acting as a single, interconnected system, with processes occurring at low and mid levels significantly affecting Nearly years later, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope used its powerful optics to look deep into space—enabling scientists to pin down According to the university, an online student's diploma is awarded from Arizona State University — not Arizona State University Online — and there is "no indication that your studies were completed online.