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Institute of Continuing Education

This course is part of the Science Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

This double course gives an overview of the current state of knowledge about the contents and evolution of our universe, ranging from dark matter, vacuum energy, black holes and the birth and death of stars, to the latest results about the planets and origin of our solar system. Finally, we consider if we are alone. Includes a visit to the Institute of Astronomy (2.4km, 30 mins walk, c.20 mins bus). This is a double course which can only be taken with Qd3.

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Course dates

30 Jul 2018 to 03 Aug 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

09 Jul 2018

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
UK
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

Pd3