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Key facts for Summer 2016:
Date: 15-17, 18* August 2016
15-16 August 2016: 9:30am-12:30pm; 2:00pm-5:00pm
17 August 2016: 2:00pm-5:00pm
18 August 2016*: 9:30am-12:30pm; 2:00pm-5:00pm
Tuition fee: HKD2,600.00
* This date is reserved for make-up class in case there is any cancellation of classes due to bad weather or other unexpected factors.
Cosmology is one of the most active research frontiers of current scientific investigation. With the tremendous progress in the past few decades, scientists have gradually formed a clear and dynamic picture of our Universe. In this course, we will go through the brief history of our Universe, including its content and the expanding history. We will also identify and learn a few important events that happened in the Universe, for example, the Big Bang Nucleosynthesis (BBN) and the Cosmological Microwave Background (CMB). Along with the theoretical development, we will also explore the fascinating experimental and observational discoveries that further confirmed or overturned our understanding towards the Universe.
From this course, students will have a most up-to-date introduction towards our Universe. They will have a taste of the most active research ideas undergoing in current academic society.
|Category:||Category II – Academy Credit-Bearing|
|Learning outcomes:||Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:|
|Medium of Instruction:||Cantonese supplemented with English|
|Recognition:||No. of Academy unit(s): 1
* A certificate or letter of completion will be awarded to student upon completion.
|Expected applicants:||Students who are promoting to S5-S6|
|Organising period:||Summer 2015; Summer 2016|
|Application method:||SAYT Online application|