Greece, Volos

Evolution of Concepts in Physics and Astronomy from Antiquity to modern times

when 23 July 2016 - 23 July 2016
language English
credits 10 ECTS

- Ancient Greece: Aristotles' theory of motion, natural and forced motion, antipersitasis
- Ptolemy and the theory of epicycles
- John Philiponus and the first open criticism of Aristotle's ideas
- Arab and Persian science
- Transport of ancient Greek science to the west
- Renaissance
- Galileo and the establishment of modern Science

Course leader

Harry Varvoglis

Target group

High School students, 1st and 2nd year University students

Course aim

The course aims at the evolution of concepts in Physics and Astronomy from Antiquity to modern times

Fee info

EUR 0: The course is a part of the complete program "1st Science Summer School", with total cost 770 EUR (accommodation and transport are included).