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Physics and Astronomy: Physics 1B: The Stuff of the Universe

About Physics 1B "The stuff of the Universe" https://path.is.ed.ac.uk/courses/PHYS08017_SV1_SEM2

From  Victoria Martin on August 28th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Introductory Astrophysics

Why is the night sky dark, if the Universe contains an infinite number of stars? How can the colours of stars tell us about their core chemical reactions? What is the physics behind black…

From  Catherine Heymans on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Astronomy and Astrophysics Overview

A brief overview of the 3 optional Astronomy courses that are on offer: Discovering Astronomy (Semester 1), Astrobiology (Semester 1) and Introductory Astrophysics (Semester 2). Prof. Catherine…

From  Catherine Heymans on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Astrobiology Welcome Video

Astrobiology (PHYS08051) is a 20 credit (SCQF) course for Pre-Honours students covering a variety of science related to the study of life in the Universe. …

From  Charles Cockell on August 17th, 2020 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Catching Cosmic Cataclysms: the new field of gravitational wave astronomy

On September 14th 2015, LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) instruments detected gravitational waves from a binary black hole merger. This was the first ever direct observation…

From  Stuart Dunbar on April 9th, 2018 1 likes 17 plays 0  

3 - Case Studies and a Quiet, But Very Real Revolution in Observational Astrophysics

Case Studies and a Quiet, But Very Real Revolution in Observational Astrophysics Nicholas P. Ross University of Edinburgh

From  Ileana Iacobescu on December 1st, 2017 0 likes 23 plays 0  

AstroTech - Our knowledge of the Universe

This project was created by the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh.

From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 46 plays

AstroTech - Science and technology - Revolutions in astronomy

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 21 plays

AstroTech - Science and technology - Why is astronomy hard?

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 17 plays

AstroTech - Science and technology - The horse and the cart

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 14 plays

AstroTech - Telescopes - Picturing the Universe - 1

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 11 plays

AstroTech - Telescopes - The sun: Is every star like it?

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 15 plays

AstroTech - Telescopes - How telescopes work

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 14 plays

AstroTech - Telescopes - Picturing the universe - 2

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 9 plays

AstroTech - Telescopes - Big telescopes and the future

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 12 plays

AstroTech - Space - A sense of scale

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From  Lucy Kendra on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 7 plays