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Natural Science

Natural Science

Natural Science. Understand our natural world.

Natural sciences are the empirical sciences endeavouring to explain or predict nature’s phenomena. Learn Natural Science the smart way with Natural Science courses at the University of Sydney.

Modern Astronomy Course: Voyage to the Planets

Astronomy. Reach for the stars. 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 needed... [More]
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