Astrophysics

How do galaxies evolve? What are cosmic rays? From classical astronomy to dark matter and astroparticle physics, in this course you’ll explore the night sky and find out about the highlights of modern astrophysics in an interactive, engaging and creative way.

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What

How do galaxies evolve? What are cosmic rays? What did LIGO detect? How can we “see” dark matter? From classical astronomy to dark matter and astroparticle physics, in this course you’ll explore the night sky and find out about the highlights of modern astrophysics in an interactive, engaging and creative way.

How

Get inspired by world-class research taking place in Royal Holloway.

Discuss some of the mysteries of the cosmos, including neutron stars, black holes, quasars and supernovae.

Use our Observatory facilities to explore the night sky and take photos of the moon, the planets and the sun.

Discover how researchers are trying to find out what dark matter is made of.

Work in small teams to create your own astrophysics video.

Get hands-on with experiments and demos.

Combine science and art and develop your own projects.

Ask all the questions you ever had about astrophysics to our team of friendly academics.

Find out more about careers in physics.

Discuss what it is like to study physics and astronomy with our student ambassadors.

Enjoy outdoor learning activities in our leafy campus

Where

Royal Holloway, University of London

When

30th July – 1st August 2018
3 days, 2 nights, full board residential
Start time: 10.00am
Finish time: 4.00pm

How much

£375