Astronomy courses UK
A six week course designed for more advanced students
This six week course builds on the foundation provided by the introductory course but you do not need to have completed our introductory course to take part if you already have a basic understanding of astronomy.
The aim of the course is to provide a good overview of modern astronomy and astrophysics and will:
1. Provide a good overview of some key scientific methods applied to modern astronomy
2. Introduce several modern ideas and current research areas in astronomy and astrophysics
3. Develop certain topics in more depth than in introductory courses.
The course discusses how modern science is applied to developing our understanding of a wide range of astronomical objects and other, more exotic astrophysical phenomena, and how these fit together into processes currently believed to be operating in the Universe.
The focus is on modern ideas and results, observations and theories. We discuss some of the basic science behind how we know what we know, or think we know, about different types of astronomical objects and processes including how and why they evolve and how they helped create a life-bearing environment on the Earth.
Some basic science about astronomical observations over the whole electromagnetic spectrum, telescopes, detectors and spectroscopy, will be introduced to provide an idea of how astronomers go about finding out information about objects in deep space. We shall take a look at observations and astrophysics of stars, nebulae and the interstellar medium, and also explore some cutting-edge, frontier topics including active galaxies, relativity, and the origin and fate of the Universe.
No previous science or maths knowledge is required and students do not need to have taken the introductory courses but some familiarity with basic astronomy is assumed.
Week 1: Introduction, astronomical telescopes and instruments, non optical telescopes.
Week 2: The sun as a star, Nucleosynthesis, The interstellar medium and nebulae
Week 3: The evolution of stars, The ends of stars
Week 4: Gravity, the speed of light and special relativity, General relativity and gravity
Week 5: The universe on the large scale, The milky way as a galaxy, Galaxies and black holes. Normal and active galaxies
Week 6: Cosmology, The big bang and the creation of the universe The end of the universe?
|Time||7.30pm - 9.30pm|
|Dates||1 February - 8 March|
Course lecturer: Jarvis Brand
Numbers are limited to 30 people per course so book early!
BOOKING ESSENTIAL and is now OPEN for this course
Please phone the Centre on 31 to secure your place using a debit or credit card.
Alternatively you can book online using the eventbrite link below. Please note there is a booking fee for online booking.How to add tips that aren't on w2 How to let go of the past? what does on belay mean How to survive a nuclear bomb? How to become a counselor? How to prepare for a hurricane what does card holder mean How to boost your metabolism what does slr means when someone stares at you what does it mean what are variables in experiments what are drugs of abuse what does natty in the styrofoam mean what does rebecca mean How much does it cost to get french tips what does open interest mean in options Tips on what to do in case of a hurricane How to make a daiquiri what time does marshalls open today Who invented most skateboard tricks How to get rid of dark spots on face? what does the kiss emoji mean How much are tips for nails How to write a song? How to mop How old to work at walmart what does a pound of weed look like what does puta madre mean what does lord mean what does nutritional yeast do How to get a flat stomach in a week? what does os stand for what does micromanage mean What have i told you no more tricks not the way of the wolf jungle book How to make myself throw up what does sta mean How to cook a steak Tips on how to start a personal statement New tricks what happened to the original cast? what does symphony mean Song in which ac/dc plays nasty tricks on livestock crossword what does level of education mean what does antifreeze taste like what are the side effects of morphine what does ace mean in lgbtq what does pms mean How to have a fast metabolism? what does umr stand for what does percent mean How to cover dark circles, freckles and age spots in urdu tricks what does 311 mean How to capture in mancala? what does rsvp mean How to cancel planet fitness membership How to make hard candy How to never stop being sad lyrics? How to fill in eyebrows How to use kootek cake decorating tips Drongo which tricks to lose How to delete linkedin account How to turn on tool tips with bartender wow How to cut acrylic sheet? what does shudder mean How to get a command block in minecraft How to watch nfl playoffs How to sign out of one google account what time does bel air come on How to clean washing machine with vinegar? what are spark plugs what does the lock on snapchat mean what does a tornado look like what does 626 mean what does rico charges mean How do you dye your tips in 2k18 what does pbis stand for How to clean keurig Tony hawk proskater 5 how to do tricks what does pithy mean How does ubereats tips work How to get ink out of clothes? what are rogue waves what does an ar 15 do to the human body what does epc mean in a car How to get a copy of birth certificate How to set up parental controls on iphone? what does uwu mean sexually what are the chances of getting struck by lightning what does admitted mean what does rut mean what does mfs mean in text what are parties what are pickles made out of Tax tips for employees who work in a different state and fly every week Tips on how tto take pictures of constellations What are the blow job tips in the bad girls bible what does estranged mean How long to boil shrimp what does post date mean Why doesn't google do tricks anymore what does vain mean what does community mean to you what does ppu mean How to leave a life360 circle what does isosceles mean what does apr mean for cars what does sweating do what does screen mirroring do what does boycott mean Hot girl who tricks guts to cum inside them. what does the bench press workout How to block a group text on iphone How to buy doge Hermes tricks and what they brought to man How long to bake a potato in the microwave Tips and tricks how to shave the side of my head Why 2 pair of tips for outdoor products trekking poles? How to wax at home? How to identify antique dolls? What are some your tips to stay safe when using social media apps? what does number of allowances mean Mythborne tips and tricks and how to level up fast How long does it take a stye to go away brian williams farewell what does it mean How to increase your tips what does curb stomp mean How to use fleet enema by yourself what are the symptoms of a gallbladder attack How to multiply polynomials? Tips on how to be a good child what does modern mean How to convert mov to mp4 what are the palisades How to make teal? How to buy a domain name what does grifter mean How to sell feet pictures Tricks for not peeing when drinking alcohol what does endemic mean How old do you have to be to buy a lighter Medicare wages and tips what is what does width mean How to check blood pressure what are thoughts How long does it take for covid-19 antibodies to fade? what episode does jon snow die Tips and tricks how to live as successed people How to get rid of cigarette smell in car? what are biden's promises what are the monomers of proteins Tips when making a video one camera How to mak? How to private call? Tips when narrating How to put on dog harness How to get baby to sleep in crib? what does mj stand for Tips on how to park How to make italian seasoning? Roofing tips how to get on and off step ladder what games does activision make What are the easiest tricks to teach a dog what does linear mean in math What button on pro controller does tricks mario kart what does the name naruto mean what does it mean when a girl says heyyy How much is it to renew your license? How to ask for tips nicely What is the r for tips Are there any special health tips for people who have to stand all day what does covid fatigue feel like Bible story where girl tricks sisters husband into sleeping with her How to start affiliate marketing? Episode where janitore tricks elliot on a date How to highlight a pdf How to make a snowman what does juju mean How to make pancakes? what does chidori mean Tips when visiting the inmate How to solve a rubics cube How to teach your budgie tricks Tricks for getting kids pant legs to stay down when pulling on snowpants what does ay caramba mean what does amir mean Tips when playing texas hold em Sims 3 pets how to teach dog tricks How to get pneumonia? How to get rid of a stomach virus How to iron what do different color hearts mean How to connect air pods? what does methadone do what does cvc stand for How to add paypal to your wordpress site tips and tricks Safety tips for typhoon when going to work what does a summary mean What cut are beef tips what does novia mean in spanish what does chaplain do How to do tricks on trampoline what does wby mean How to change xbox email what antihistamines are safe for high blood pressure what toys does mcdonald's have right now How to become an anesthesiologist what does extravagant mean What zodiac sign loves to plays tricks more Tips on how to make your voice deeper what does lethal mean what does omen mean what does z71 mean What causes your finger tips and knuckles to turn white How to stop sharing location without them knowing what are gonads what does hw mean what does oy mean Tips on how to get cheap flight tickets How old do you have to be to work at gamestop What are bbq rib tips How to know if toenail fungus is dying what does word mean what does a marijuana plant look like Which part of brain tricks you that you cant see if damage How much can i contribute to my roth ira? what does hw mean How to get international drivers license If i worked 5 hours at 5.13 an hour and made 40 in tips how much is my paycheck How to watch olympics without cable How to make money for 12 year olds? Why do houseplants get brown tips on leaves Is there a place where i can learn speedrun tricks what does mch mean in a blood test How do david blaines street magic tricks work? what does sophomore mean How to use.the galaxy s9+ tios a d tricks what does crm mean How to put on tips nails How much does it cost to get a tooth pulled? How to get rid of hpv russia invades ukraine what does that mean for the us what does regal mean How to restart switch How to speak french? what time does the sunrise today what percentage of americans are obese How to find probability How to protect heel tips How to get skunk smell out of house? what are the top 10 best-selling books right now How to use e6000 precision tips How much does it cost to break a lease? 15-tips-on-how-to How to use essential oils How to clean a dog's ears Tips how to get a girlfriend How to get fortnite on android Why do they call hoes tricks what time does skywalker saga release How to do geek side show tricks what does liable mean How to steam broccoli without a steamer? what does rv mean How do i get rid of "windows tips" which pops up everytime my laptop wakes from sleep mode ? what does llc mean How to become a radiology tech How to make video tricks on android phone what does resetting network settings do