Natural Science Courses
Natural Science courses. Open to everyone.
Natural sciences are the empirical sciences endeavoring to explain or predict nature’s phenomena. Learn Natural Science the smart way with Natural Science courses at the University of Sydney.
Astronomy courses. Open to everyone. Learn Astronomy the smart way with Astronomy courses at the University of Sydney. This astronomy course looks at what we have learned about the solar system in the era of space exploration. We look at what space missions from Pioneer and Voyager to Galileo and Cassini have taught us about the planets and their moons. We discuss the basics of space flight, including how interplanetary probes use gravitational slingshots to reach the high speeds ne... [More]
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The evening of star viewing in the Blue Mountains will be held Saturday, 25th October with travel and accommodation expenses – should participants choose to stay that evening – not included.
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Zoology courses. Open to everyone. Learn Zoology the smart way with Zoology courses at the University of Sydney. Presented by an ex-zookeeper, this fascinating course examines the lives of some of the most powerful and beautiful animals alive – the Carnivores. From their early beginnings, unique adaptations to their habitats and their place in both the physical world and our human one, this course will take you on a journey of discovery about this diverse range of predators. This co... [More]
Astronomy courses. Open to everyone. Learn Astronomy the smart way with Astronomy courses at the University of Sydney. Born in the interstellar gas clouds, stars enjoy a long maturity controlled by the mysteries of quantum mechanics, before dying, sometimes quietly and sometimes with unbelievable violence. Through lectures, demonstrations and the extraordinary images flowing from the Hubble Space Telescope, this series builds a picture of each stage in the life cycle of a star. An e... [More]