Space & Time

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Space & Time

Topic Overview

Core Resources

  • Fractals – Hunting the Hidden Dimensions [50 minutes, YouTube – watch it!] PBS program on Fractal geometry, including a brief history of Benoit Mandlebrot’s work – it’s everywhere, and don’t need knowledge of maths at all.
  • Explore at least two sections of the Big History Project (preferably including one of the early sections) The Big History Project is a free, online course that tells the story of our Universe and humanity.

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Slides from presenters

Panel Overview

Speakers at this panel will be:
  • Dr. Paul Francis - ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  • Dr. Joan Licata - ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Making sense of space and time is its own complex problem.  We’ll look at how to different disciplines conceptualise space and time, and how that fits into our universe.

Further Resources