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Cosmology | Senior Physics | meriSTEM


About This Course

meriSTEM Cosmology explores the physics of the universe. This module may be combined with Nuclear Physics or The Standard Model for VIC and NSW curriculums, or just enjoyed for its own sake. Introduced by meriSTEM expert contributors and brought to life by your teacher.

Course sub-topics

  • Introduction to cosmology
  • The universe (TBC)
  • Stars (TBC)

Information for teachers

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Course Staff

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Phil Dooley

Phil Dooley is an Australian freelance writer, presenter, videomaker, trainer and musician. He has a PhD in laser physics and has written for Nature, New Scientist and Cosmos Magazine. He’s worked for the JET fusion experiment and performed in science shows and festivals from Adelaide to Glasgow. He runs science pub nights and a YouTube channel (Phil Up On Science) and is part of the science theatre collaboration Dramatis Scientificae.

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