3.4 Conclusion

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CP
Feb 13, 2021

A great introduction to philosophy of science. One may wish to have some knowledge of physics to cope with the explanation of dark energy/matter in week 2, but other than that, everyone can take it.

DL
Nov 26, 2017

Many of the mathematical elements were beyond me, but the instructors presented the material in such a way that it really demonstrated the art of philosophical thinking about the field of science.

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Week 3: Dark Matter and Dark Energy (Michela Massimi and John Peacock)
According to the currently accepted model in cosmology, our universe is made up of 5% of ordinary matter, 25% cold dark matter, and 70% dark energy. But what kind of entities are dark matter and dark energy?

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    Professor Michela Massimi

    Full Professor
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    Dr. Alasdair Richmond

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    Dr. Suilin Lavelle

    Lecturer in Philosophy
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    Dr David Carmel

    Lecturer
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    Dr Mark Sprevak

    Senior Lecturer
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    Professor Duncan Pritchard

    Professor of Philosophy
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    Professor Andy Clark

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    Professor John Peacock

    Professor of Cosmology
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    Professor Barbara Webb

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    Dr Kenny Smith

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    Dr Peggy Series

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    Louise Connelly

    E-Learning Developer

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