Perth Observatory is pleased to be able to now present visitors to our website access to the weekly public outreach astronomy lecture from the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University in the UK. These weekly lectures take place on Wednesday evenings in the UK and are focused on explaining current issues in astronomy, often presented by IOA members directly involved in the research concerned.

The Distant and Dusty Universe

By Dr Gareth Jones

Created: 2021-03-31 09:00
Copyright: University of Cambridge

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The James Webb Space Telescope

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Exploring the Cosmos with a large collaboration

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The Birth and Death of our Sun

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The first galaxies in the Universe

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How to build a Universe

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X-rays and the bare bones of the young universe

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Why do galaxies die?

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How do we know what the early Universe was like?

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Why Black Holes won a Nobel Prize

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Observing the Dark Universe

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A Brief History of the Universe

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Light: An Astronomer's Best Friend

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Astronomy from the ISS

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Gravitational lensing

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The Galactic Mosh Pit

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The Large Scale Structure of the Universe

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Physical Cosmology

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Struggling with the Stragglers

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Music of the Spheres

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100 Years of Gravitational Lensing

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The Future of Lunar Exploration

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How to grow a massive star

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Challenging Einstein with gravitational lensing

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The First Supermassive Black Holes

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