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Hubble Frontier Field Abell 2744.

What is the evidence for the Big Bang? Is our Milky Way a typical galaxy? Will the Universe continue to expand forever? Our third Astronomy Day begins by exploring the properties of galaxies, and comparing our own galaxy to some more distant and exotic examples. We will then consider the evidence for an expanding Universe and explore what this implies for its past history and eventual fate. No previous astronomy experience is needed, and each Astronomy Day is self-contained so you are welcome to attend one or several.


Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. Students whose first language is not English should refer to the Competence in the English Language Policy for further guidance.

Printable versions of our brochures are available to download from the Institute Publications page.

Course dates

13 Nov 2016

Course duration

1 day(s)

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ

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