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Ever wondered what a principle quantum number is? Our science courses will gently demystify the complexities of physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology with plenty of time for questions. Our tutors are qualified and supportive and our students help create the relaxed community feel we pride ourselves on. Go on challenge yourself!

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Scientists and Philosophers Need to Talk

We all know what Science is – but do we know what ‘reality’ is; or even what ‘understanding’ is? Just how do we ‘know’, and how do we know that we know? There is abundant evidence that we don’t – and even the experts don’t! These questions are as much philosophical as they are scientific, and Tibor offers some deep philosophical insights into them.... [More]
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<p>We all know what Science is – but do we know what ‘reality’ is; or even what ‘understanding’ is? Just how do we ‘know’, and how do we know that we know? There is abundant evidence that we don’t –

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22 Jan

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Ancient Greek Mechanics: Technologies, Tricks and Toys

Ancient Greek engineers, such as Archimedes of Syracuse, Philon of Byzantium, Heron of Alexandria, and Pappus of Alexandria, invented and used numerous mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic devices. Greeks measured distance with hodometers and time with sundials and clepsydras (hydraulic clocks), and made hydraulic alarm clocks. They used complicated... [More]
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<p>Ancient Greek engineers, such as Archimedes of Syracuse, Philon of Byzantium, Heron of Alexandria, and Pappus of Alexandria, invented and used numerous mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic devices.

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30 Jan

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Science: The Good, the Bad, and the Bogus

This philosophy of science course will explore the nature of scientific knowledge. What makes good science? Is there a scientific method? Why are astrology and creationism widely believed to be pseudo-sciences? Are there other systems of knowledge that are equally valid as scientific knowledge? Contemporary issues such as climate change will be... [More]
$250 Limited / $225

<p>This philosophy of science course will explore the nature of scientific knowledge. What makes good science? Is there a scientific method? Why are astrology and creationism widely believed to be

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31 Jan

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Introductory Quantum Physics

Quantum physics underpins all of modern science. We could not understand chemistry, biology, nuclear phenomena, computer chips, solar energy, etc. if we could not rely on quantum theory. In this short course, we shall explain the reasons for the birth of quantum physics, and describe some of the basic principles and concepts that form the... [More]
$166 Limited / $149

<p>Quantum physics underpins all of modern science. We could not understand chemistry, biology, nuclear phenomena, computer chips, solar energy, etc. if we could not rely on quantum theory. In this

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06 Feb

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The Journey to You: The Conditions of the Universe that have made Life and You Possible

A showcase of the incredible ride the universe has been on to reach us. The narrative centres around certain crucial scientific facts that have led to you being able to sit where you are now. We see how it is possible for life to exist to, eventually, how you were even possible. Over the two hours, we’ll cover 11 million years per minute in an... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>A showcase of the incredible ride the universe has been on to reach us. The narrative centres around certain crucial scientific facts that have led to you being able to sit where you are now. We

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07 Feb

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The Path to Modern Humans

The evolution of modern humans is a fascinating story that begins over 4 million years ago. There were triumphs along with devastating losses. In this course, you will be introduced to your family tree and become familiar with your distant and close relatives. We’ll see how they behaved and how, eventually, humans made it to every corner of the... [More]
$145 Limited / $131

<p>The evolution of modern humans is a fascinating story that begins over 4 million years ago. There were triumphs along with devastating losses. In this course, you will be introduced to your family

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20 Feb

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Ancient Mathematics: China

Ancient Chinese measurements with triangle and compass were already performed in the 20th c BCE. In “The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art” (around 200 BCE), Chinese mathematicians performed calculations with fractions, square roots and geometrical progressions. They found areas and volumes using 3 as an approximation for PI, and solved systems... [More]
$65 Limited

<p>Ancient Chinese measurements with triangle and compass were already performed in the 20th c BCE. In “The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art” (around 200 BCE), Chinese mathematicians performed

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19 Mar

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How We Think and Use Our Brain: An Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Learn to access a resourceful state of mind just at the very moment you need it most. Learn how to use the structure of time, together with language to maximise your success in all aspects of life. COURSE OUTLINE History of NLP Rapport Anchoring Reframing Filters on the world Internal dialogue Modelling Excellence Dealing with feedback PLANNED... [More]
$125 Limited / $113

<p>Learn to access a resourceful state of mind just at the very moment you need it most. Learn how to use the structure of time, together with language to maximise your success in all aspects of life.

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21 Mar

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Ancient Mathematics: India

Ancient Indian mathematicians a proposed positional decimal system that was developed into contemporary decimal numerals. They calculated precise geometrical constructions for sacrificial altars in forms of square, circle, semicircle, isosceles triangle, and isosceles trapezoid, as described in Sulba Sutras (7th-3rd c BCE). Indian mathematicians... [More]
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<p>Ancient Indian mathematicians a proposed positional decimal system that was developed into contemporary decimal numerals. They calculated precise geometrical constructions for sacrificial altars in

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02 Apr

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