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"How do they know that?" Modern astronomy has made some astonishing discoveries - how stars burn and how black holes form; galaxies from the edge of the universe and killer rocks right next door; where the elements come from and how the expanding universe is accelerating. But how do we know all that? The truth is that astronomy would be impossible without technology, and every advance in astronomy is really an advance in technology. But the technology by itself is not enough. We have to apply it critically with a knowledge of physics to unlock the secrets of the Universe. Each week we will cover a different aspect of Astronomical technology, matching each piece of technology to a highlight science result. We will explain how the technology works, how it has allowed us to collect astronomical data, and, with some basic physics, how we interpret the data to make scientific discoveries. The class will consist of video lectures, weekly quizzes, and discussion forums. Each week there will be five videos, totalling approximately 40 minutes. They will be in a regular pattern - a short introduction, an example science story, an explanation of the key technology area, a look at how the technology is used in practice, and finally a look at what the future may hold....



Jun 08, 2020

After completing the course, I was able to understand better some concepts in astronomy such as dark matter and dark energy as well as the technologies that helped uncover more truths in our universe.


Jul 23, 2020

looking forward to an advanced course from the team.The course has motivated me to go deeper in to the science and technology of astronomy.The modules are designed and delivered superably


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创建者 Eileen F

Apr 30, 2020

Brilliant and so informative. Hope you do a follow up course. Many thanks, Eileen Fraser

创建者 Shahistha

Aug 06, 2020

Andy and Catherine has been really helpful in all waya and made it really intresting.

创建者 Mohak P

May 24, 2020

Fascinating methodology of explaining, and very informative in an interesting manner!

创建者 Adrian F

Dec 16, 2018

Clear, understandable, accessible explanations of astrophysics. Excellent! Thank you!

创建者 Shoumik D

Jun 04, 2020

Loved the course. Gave me a proper idea of modern astronomy. Instructors were great.

创建者 Michael O

Jul 22, 2020

Good course for beginners / amateurs that are interested in the field of Astronomy.

创建者 Roland U

Oct 14, 2017

Good and Interesting course, specifically about the Technology used for Astronomy.

创建者 Lucas V S

Jan 27, 2020

Great course for whom wants to know more about technologies applied in Astronomy.

创建者 Andrea S V

Jul 03, 2020

Estuvo muy padre el curso, aprendí muchas cosas muy interesantes, muchas gracias

创建者 Graham R

Dec 02, 2016

Enjoyed this a lot. Wish I'd kept to my childhood plans to become an astronomer.

创建者 Steve M D

Mar 30, 2020

Best in class! Learnt a lot! Thanks Catherine and Andy! You guys are the best!!

创建者 Ishan S

Jul 31, 2020

Good experience. They explained everything about technology used in astronomy

创建者 Jose l n m

Jan 25, 2018

Excelent. Congratulations to the teachers. Pretty interesnting. Thakns a lot.

创建者 manogna n

Jul 13, 2020

This is an excellent course. Each and every concept was explained in detail.

创建者 Taufiq A

May 23, 2020

I am interested to pursue any further courses in Astrophysics / Cosmology.

创建者 Raymond C

May 19, 2020

great overview of methodology and obstacles to procuring astronomical data

创建者 Sushant S K

Apr 14, 2020

I really enjoyed by learning new things with great interest.... Thank you


Feb 17, 2020

Great course to get an idea about how technology is used in astronomy!!!

创建者 Alan h

Dec 28, 2017

HI. i learned a lot of things i had not thought about before. thanks

创建者 Cipactli M

May 08, 2017

I loved the course and i learnt a lot about technology in Astronomy!

创建者 Onur K P

Jul 30, 2020

I think the course was a thorough introductory course to astronomy.

创建者 V N K B

Apr 26, 2020

very informative and learnt really new things.. thank you Edingburg


May 30, 2020

I liked and understood all the topics discussed. Thanks a million!

创建者 Chinmay N

Apr 26, 2020

The course is very good for everyone, explained well and loved it.

创建者 Alessandro F

Jul 19, 2020

Very interesting course. Very good professors. Highly recommended