Astronomy & Relativity Courses

Adult education evening courses in Astronomy and Relativity, held at historic Sydney Observatory. Presented by Dr Paul Payne using unique 3D stereo graphics. Complex concepts are made understandable through powerful visualizations, negating the need for mathematics in the courses. The courses take you from an introduction to the night sky to delving into the wonderful universe of Albert Einstein.

Exploring the Heavens bookings available soon
An introduction to the wonderful night sky. Identify, and understand the nature of the planets, stars and constellations of the night sky. Learn which type of telescope is the one for you.
dates available soon for courses in 2018
cost: $190 ( concession $170 )
Astronomical Concepts book online
An 8 evening conceptual exploration of the universe. Light, quantum physics and relativity are introduced and applied to astronomy. A few key concepts go a long way.
2 courses, 8 x evenings 6:00 - 8:30 commencing 10th and 12th October 2017
cost: $295 ( concession $240 )
Understanding Relativity bookings available soon
A 6 evening introduction to Einstein's theory of Relativity. Slowing of time, the equivalence of energy and mass, and gravity are introduced with 3D graphics.
Weekend 10am - 4pm, 9th - 10th December 2017
cost: $200 ( concession $160 )
HSC Relativity email :
An 2 hour evening of relativity. The complex is made simple in this evening devoted to HSC physics students.
Day or evening sessions available at your school or Sydney Observatory
cost: $15 per student
Understanding Quantum bookings available soon
A 5 evening introduction to Quantum physics. Understanding why the universe of the small is so uncertain.