Introduction to Astrobiology

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Online, Royal Observatory
Astronomy courses

An introductory adult course on the topic of astrobiology.

Our Introduction to Astrobiology outlines the ongoing studies concerning life in the Universe. You'll learn about what it is that makes the Earth suitable for life, uncover the difficulties astronomers encounter when looking for these conditions elsewhere in the Universe, and take abrief look into our search for intelligent life.

Is our planet the only place in the Universe with life? Or is it everywhere in the Universe just waiting to be found? Explore the possibilities in this six week adult course for beginners taught by an engaging tutor from the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Note:- This course will be run online via a Zoom webinar session until the end of 2020. This will be reviewed for courses beginning in and after January 2021 when on-site sessions may resume. Please do not book a course in 2021 unless you are able to attend sessions in person at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

The course runs twice in the 2020/21 acadamic year.

  • 3 November - 8 December 2020
  • 23 February - 30 March 2021

Age: 16+