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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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Jets, dust and stars: the messy environment of our nearest radio galaxy. X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/R.Kraft et al.; Submillimeter: MPIfR/ESO/APEX/A.Weiss et al.; Optical: ESO/WFI

What's special about our corner of the Universe? How did our galaxy come to be and how might it change in future? In this course we will explore the variety of galaxies, from near to far, 'ordinary' to exotic, and we will investigate how modern space missions and observatories are changing our understanding of their habits and histories.

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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

27 Nov 2015 to 29 Nov 2015

Course duration

1 weekend(s)

Course fee

£260

Accommodation fees

Single room: £60 per night

Double/Twin room £50 per person, per night (2 people sharing)

Venue

Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
UK

Qualifications / Credits

Non-accredited

Course code

1516NRX044