- Science in the time of NeroCourse Date: Tue 22 Jun 2021
Location on this date: OnlineWe examine the science of the Roman empire through the work of Seneca (c. 4 BCE – 65 CE) and Pliny
(23/24 CE – 79 CE) who between them describe the Roman understanding of biology, chemistry and
physics, touching upon subjects such as botany, meteors, mining, rainbows, the nature of air, forms of
water, and “mock suns”.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £15.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £7.00
- Science expeditions: past, present and futureCourse Date: Tue 16 Nov 2021
Location on this date: OnlineScientific expeditions have played an important role in the advancement of scientific knowledge across a broad range of dicsiplines and remain important vehicles of building knowledge today, even if many scientific discoveries now take place in laboratories. Join this course to learn more of the role of scientific expeditions in the past, the present and the future.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £30.00
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