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Displaying all lectures given by: Michael Burns


PIRSA:17070061  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Careers Outside Academia
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Date: 26/07/2017 - 5:05 pm

PIRSA:09080060  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity 2
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: The complete story of how the scientists’ had predicted the final stages of stars of varying masses: from the application of General Relatively, to the latest astronomical observations. Our journey starts with White Dwarfs and ends with a journey to and into a Black Hole and all the implications s... read more
Date: 20/08/2009 - 2:30 pm
Collection: ISSYP 2009

PIRSA:09080059  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity 1
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: The refinement of our understanding of Space and Time through thought experiments; starting with Newtonian ideas and ending with the mathematical adventures of Einstein and other prominent scientists as they contemplate the structure of stars.
Date: 19/08/2009 - 2:30 pm
Collection: ISSYP 2009

PIRSA:08080093  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The Mystery of Dark Matter
Abstract: In the 1980’s when Vera Rubin was analyzing how stars in galaxies revolve around the galactic core, she made an incredible discovery. The stars where moving much faster than anyone expected. This discovery helped open up a door in physics whose implications are far stranger than the best plot in a... read more
Date: 19/08/2008 - 10:30 am
Collection: ISSYP 2008

PIRSA:08080021  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Relativity 6
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 15/08/2008 - 3:30 pm
Collection: ISSYP 2008

PIRSA:08080020  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Relativity 5
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 15/08/2008 - 2:00 pm
Collection: ISSYP 2008

PIRSA:08080008  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Dark Matter
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Date: 02/08/2008 - 9:00 am
Collection: ISSYP 2008

PIRSA:08070047  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Relativity 6
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 30/07/2008 - 3:30 pm
Collection: ISSYP 2008

PIRSA:08070046  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Relativity 5
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 30/07/2008 - 2:00 pm
Collection: ISSYP 2008

PIRSA:06080016  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Math Primer - Calculus - Part 2
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 08/08/2006 - 10:30 am
Collection: ISSYP 2006

PIRSA:06080015  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Math Primer - Calculus - Part 1
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 08/08/2006 - 9:00 am
Collection: ISSYP 2006

PIRSA:06080012  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Math Tutorial - Part 2
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Date: 07/08/2006 - 1:00 pm
Collection: ISSYP 2006

PIRSA:06080034  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity 6 - The Star Called a Black Hole
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: The physical attributes of a black hole and what types of physical evidence astronomers use the locate them. Learning Outcomes: • What are the physical requirements for a star to become a black hole, and what properties of that star remain after the black hole is formed?• The types of black hol... read more
Date: 02/08/2006 - 9:15 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual

PIRSA:06080004  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Exploring Black Holes - Part 1
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 02/08/2006 - 9:15 am
Collection: ISSYP 2006

PIRSA:08080075  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity 5 - The Black Hole
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: The anatomy of a black hole. Learning Outcomes: • What are the mass requirements for a star to become a black hole? • The anatomy of a Schwarzschild black hole, including the singularity and the event horizon. • What a traveller would experience if he orbited a black hole, or had the b... read more
Date: 02/08/2006 - 9:15 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual

PIRSA:08080073  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity 3 - Who's Who in the Story of Black Holes
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: An introduction to a few of the major scientists who applied Einstein's ideas to better understand the life cycle of various stars. Learning Outcomes: • How Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar resolved the paradox of the white dwarf star, and how Walter Baade and Fritz Zwicky described the dynamics of ... read more
Date: 01/08/2006 - 10:45 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual

PIRSA:08080074  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity 4 - The Life Story of Stars
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: The mathematical predictions made by scientists tell a story of the life and death of stars. Learning Outcomes: • How the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram describes the life cycle of stars. • Depending on its mass, how a star ends its life as a white dwarf star, a neutron star, or a black hole, ... read more
Date: 01/08/2006 - 10:45 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual

PIRSA:06080001  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity - Part 2
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 01/08/2006 - 10:45 am
Collection: ISSYP 2006

PIRSA:08080072  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity 2 - Gravity is a Curvature
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: Spacetime tells matter how to move, and matter tells spacetime how to curve. Learning Outcomes: • Why gravity can be seen as a curvature of spacetime. • That Einstein’s field equations describe how matter curves spacetime. • How Sir Arthur Eddington verified Einstein’s theory of ge... read more
Date: 01/08/2006 - 9:00 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual

PIRSA:06080000  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity - Part 1
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 01/08/2006 - 9:00 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual

PIRSA:08080071  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
General Relativity 1 - Introduction of a New Idea
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: We shift our ideas from Newton’s law of gravity to a new set of equations that describe how gravity is a consequence of the curvature of spacetime. Learning Outcomes: • John Michell and his hypothetical object called a dark star. • How to determine the mass of a planet required for the escap... read more
Date: 01/08/2006 - 9:00 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual

PIRSA:06070064  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Math Primer: More Differentiation
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 24/07/2006 - 1:00 pm
Collection: ISSYP 2006

PIRSA:06060058  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
The Weird World of Quantum Physics
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
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Date: 25/06/2006 - 3:00 pm
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