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Natural Science Courses

Natural Science courses in Sydney. Open to everyone.

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

Modern Astronomy Course: An Introduction

Astronomy courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Astronomy the smart way with Astronomy courses in Sydney 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... [More]
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Modern Astronomy Course: An Introduction
University of Sydney (Venue TBA)
$330 inc GST

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The evening of star viewing in the Blue Mountains will be held on a Saturday with the date TBC. Travel and accommodation expenses – should participants choose to stay that evening – are not included in the price of this course.
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The Life of Carnivores Course: From Big Cats to Meerkats

Zoology courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Zoology the smart way with Zoology courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Learning Aims 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 d... [More]
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Modern Astronomy Course: The Lives of Stars

Astronomy courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Astronomy the smart way with Astronomy courses in Sydney 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 c... [More]
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Modern Astronomy Course: Voyage to the Planets

Astronomy courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Astronomy the smart way with Astronomy courses in Sydney 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 reac... [More]
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