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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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Shaping a Sustainable Environment for Planet Earth

Familiarise yourself with the key principles of climate change science and global warming; as well as to public policy and the legal measures available to address the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

<p>Familiarise yourself with the key principles of climate change science and global warming; as well as to public policy and the legal measures available to address the urgent need to reduce

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17 Feb

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What is Light? A Historical Journey from Euclid to Feynman

Understanding how light behaves is relatively easy. But what exactly is light? A wave? A particle? An emanation from God? Or a quantum excitation in a field? This is a question which has exercised some of the greatest minds of Science. Come on a journey from Euclid to Galileo and Newton; Faraday, Maxwell and Hertz; then on to Einstein’s Special... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Understanding how light behaves is relatively easy. But what exactly is light? A wave? A particle? An emanation from God? Or a quantum excitation in a field? This is a question which has exercised

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24 Feb

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Ethics in Focus: Environmental Ethics

Issues surrounding our environment, such as climate change, are especially pressing today. In this course, we learn what a 18th-century German philosopher, Immanuel Kant, has to say about environmental ethics. But how can learn anything meaningful from a philosopher who does not live in our times, and who thus could not experience issues of our... [More]

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Zeno's Paradoxes: The Birth of Logical Thinking

Ancient Greek philosopher Zeno (490-430 bce) proposed a number of paradoxes (aporias) challenging logical thinking. Will Achilles ever catch a tortoise? Can a traveller reach their destination? Does an arrow actually move? Many scientists and philosophers have proposed their solutions to Zeno’s paradoxes since ancient times. It took thousands of... [More]

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