Astronomy Undergraduate programs
Astronomy / August 21, 2017

Astronomy Undergraduate programs

ŸUndergraduate science majors who have completed their 1st year. ŸStudents of any nationality. ŸStudents with a strong desire to continue on to graduate school are particularly encouraged to apply. Housing and stipend: In addition to a salary of $450 per week, students will be provided with housing within the historic Yale Residential Colleges as well as an additional…

Astronomy Undergraduate programs
Astronomy / August 21, 2017

Astronomy Undergraduate programs

ŸUndergraduate science majors who have completed their 1st year. ŸStudents of any nationality. ŸStudents with a strong desire to continue on to graduate school are particularly encouraged to apply. Housing and stipend: In addition to a salary of $450 per week, students will be provided with housing within the historic Yale Residential Colleges as well as an additional…

Astrobiology Schools
Schools For Astronomy / August 18, 2017

Astrobiology Schools

Check out the Fall 2016 Newsletter to learn about what our students and faculty have been up to these past couple of months! MORE> Early earth s air pressure was less than half of today s A new study led by UWAB alum Sanjoy Som together with UWAB professors Roger Buick and David Catling and others implies that early Earth s atmospheric pressure 2.7 billion…

Best Physics undergraduate Schools
Schools For Astronomy / August 15, 2017

Best Physics undergraduate Schools

Physicists study the laws of nature and the way things work. On any given day, they may be plunging into black holes, inventing medical technologies, analyzing the stock market, predicting the weather, or even creating films and video games. Yes, there are one or two mad geniuses in the field, but many physicists are normal people using their problem-solving skills…

Best Schools for Physics
Schools For Astronomy / August 12, 2017

Best Schools for Physics

Free undergraduate level physics courses from MIT, with lecture notes, assignments and exams with solutions. Great for independent study or revision. In these 10 minute video clips, legendary physicist Richard Feynman sits down in an armchair at his Californian home to explain the physics that underpins the world around us. The most interesting and important topics…

Development of space exploration
Space Exploration / August 9, 2017

Development of space exploration

Jeff Hoffman holds a strong interest in the future of space exploration and human space flight. He commented on how he views the future of human space flight and what he considers to be the most exciting developments to look forward to: “There are a lot of uncertainties now about the future of human space flight. Right now, we have the International Space Station…

University of Texas Observatory
Universities / August 6, 2017

University of Texas Observatory

Remaining spring semester schedule March 24 - May 6 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Every Friday and Saturday while UT is in session the Department of Astronomy hosts free viewing on the Painter Hall Telescope. Both Friday and Saturday nights are open to the general public. Painter Hall is located at the corner of 24th street and Inner Campus Drive, just to the north of the…

Study About stars
About Space / August 3, 2017

Study About stars

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — A treatment involving the injection of a local anesthetic next to a bundle of nerves in the neck has eased post-traumatic stress symptoms in some patients in as little as 30 minutes with dramatic, lasting results. Now, the Pentagon is funding a study at three Army medical centers to determine if the technique — long used for the treatment…

Astronomy for high school
Schools For Astronomy / July 31, 2017

Astronomy for high school

Explore starry night high school The Research-Proven Solution to Effectively Teach Astronomy Benefits Overview Award-winning Starry Night High School for grades 9-12 is the only space science curriculum that combines an interactive sky simulator, lesson plans correlated to state and national standards and extensive teacher resources in one easy-to-use package. Starry…

What is Astronomy and Astrophysics?
Astrophysics / July 28, 2017

What is Astronomy and Astrophysics?

A&A special feature: Herschel: the first science highlights © Astronomy & Astrophysics This week, Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing a special feature devoted to the first science results obtained with Herschel, an ESA space observatory with science instruments provided by European-led Principal Investigator consortia and with important…

Space Explorers
Space Exploration / July 25, 2017

Space Explorers

The most wonderful, exciting, and educational thing I ve done since moving into this area 10 years agoIt really Rocks ! John B. Captain, US Navy, Retired, Grottoes. Read The John C. Wells Planetarium is excited to announce three two week-long Space Explorer summer camps for rising students in 2nd grade to 10th grade! All camps are led by Shanil Virani, Director…

Astronomical studies About the earth
About Space / July 22, 2017

Astronomical studies About the earth

The expected changes over the past 500 million years in the principal astronomical frequencies influencing the Earth s climate may be strong enough to be detectable in the geological records, and such effects have been inferred in several cases. Calculations suggest that the shortening of the Earth-moon distance and of the length of the day back in time induced a…

How to study Space Science?
Study Space / July 19, 2017

How to study Space Science?

To register for 24 hour access to the HSC Library, HSC students must complete the registration form available here or at the HSC Library Information Desk on the first floor. Registration forms must be handed in at the HSC Library Information Desk during regular hours. Please bring your Gator 1 card with you when you hand in your registration form. Once 24 hour access…

Achievements and problems in space exploration
Space Exploration / July 16, 2017

Achievements and problems in space exploration

When the satellite Sputnik orbited pulled ahead in the space race. The Cold War was on, and the United States scrambled to respond in kind. It had already developed a satellite under another national program, but it became clear that a dedicated space agency was in order. President Eisenhower and Senator Lyndon B. Johnson led the drive. It took one year from Sputnik…