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The School of Physics and Astronomy Career support

Watch to find out what career support we provide to our Physics students.

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Welcome Week: School of Physics and Astronomy

Welcome to the courses offered by the School of Physics and Astronomy. In this short video you can meet the course organisers of Discovering Astronomy, Astrobiology, Introductory Astrophysics, …

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Reactions to Curriculum Conceptualisations - Dr Ross Galloway (P&A)

Dr. Ross Galloway, Senior Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy. He is the Pre-Honours Co-ordinator for the Physics and Astronomy programmes at Edinburgh, and the Course Organiser …

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Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Our free short online course The Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life outlines the conditions that are required for a planet to be habitable, and explores how we can search for and…

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AstroTech - Our knowledge of the Universe

In this free short online course, you’ll learn more about the science and technology behind astronomical discovery. Each week will cover a different aspect of astronomical technology, matching…

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The smallest astronauts: how can microorganisms support us in space?; Dr Rosa Santomartino

Microorganisms such as bacteria are everywhere on Earth's biosphere, including the human body, and will necessarily follow us as we explore space. As they play many important roles here on Earth…

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Higgs Chat with Sergey Koposov

Higgs Hour with Sergey Koposov ahead of his talk on Friday, 23 October at 1pm. https://higgs.ph.ed.ac.uk/colloquia/higgs-hour-sergey-koposov/

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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

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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…

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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…

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Discovering Astronomy PHYS 08039

Is Discovering Astronomy the outside course for you? Watch this video to find out more. DISCOVERING ASTRONOMYPHYS08039; Semester 1; 20 credits; Level 8An accessible Astronomy course for everyone! …

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Musical Acoustics

Presentation of the Musical Acoustics course An introduction to the nature of musical sound and the basic physics governing the behaviour of musical instruments. Course organiser: Dr. Antonin…

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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. …

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Why we still need to talk about diversity in Physics - Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist who, alongside being a postdoc researcher at Imperial College London in plastic electronics, campaigns tirelessly to increase diversity in physics. One of Nature's…

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test Clip of 18th Century books in the Crawford Collection

18th Century books in the library of the Crawford Collection, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production Team, University of Edinburgh.

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18th Century books in the Crawford Collection

18th Century books in the library of the Crawford Collection, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production Team, University of Edinburgh.

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