2019 Podcasts

October 16th 2019 – Prof James Binney: A very short introduction to astrophysics
Astrophysics is the science of the stars, and more widely the science of the Universe. During this stellar event, Prof James Binney presents  extracts from his Very Short Introduction to Astrophysics (OUP). You will learn about the rapid expansion of the field in the last century, with  vast quantities of data gathered by telescopes exploiting all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, and the great advance of computing power, which has allowed increasingly effective mathematical modelling.