Stars and the universe

  • Posted on: 1 May 2017
  • By: FlorianMaisonneuve
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In this course we will look at what stars are made of, how they live and die. We will then look at developments of Astronomy through the prism of history: The revelations that there are other galaxies, that they are moving away from us, that there must have been a big bang... What will the fate of our universe be? Part of this course will be a camp at Tekapo to visit the observatory and experience the night sky like nowhere else. Students will be expected to create a book with all the content of the course. This is the only form of assessment for this class. The book will need to be good enough for anyone else to read and understand everything about this course. It will need a good design, presentation, illustrations, organisation...