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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: The Lives of Stars

Astronomy. Reach for the stars. Learn Astronomy the smart way with Astronomy courses at the University of Sydney. This astronomy course will provide participants with the context to understand current astronomical research, such as the recent exciting announcement of the detection of gravitational waves from coalescing black holes. Through a series of lectures, demonstrations and the extraordinary images flowing from telescopes such as the Hubble Space Telescope, this astronomy... [More]
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An evening of star viewing in the Blue Mountains will be held on a Saturday with the date TBC. This session is optional with travel and accommodation expenses, should participants choose to stay that evening, not included in the price of this course.
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Modern Astronomy Course: An Introduction

Astronomy. Reach for the stars. Learn Astronomy the smart way with Astronomy courses at the University of Sydney. This astronomy course introduces you to the wonders of modern astronomy. From the Solar System to the most distant galaxies, we undertake an eye-opening journey, from how stars work to the structure of the universe itself. Through lectures and demonstrations, you will find out what astronomers know about the cosmos, and how we know it. An evening of star viewing in the... [More]
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