College for Space Science
Colleges / July 20, 2018

College for Space Science

Serious-minded science students in grades five through 12 are invited to attend Onizuka Space Science Day 2017 at El Camino College! Students are also invited to enter the Onizuka Space Science Day Arts Contest. Entries are due February 28, 2017; see details . The Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial Committee, El Camino College, and American Honda Motor Co., Inc. sponsor…

Colleges that Offer Astronomy
Colleges / July 17, 2018

Colleges that Offer Astronomy

Overview Astronomy is the study of space and celestial objects. Individuals in this field are responsible for identifying such objects, determining their mass, composition, orbit, and any other factors that are interesting or relevant. Astronomers provide study and research in order to better understand how the universe work. Education and Schools Individuals may…

Best universities in the world for Physics
Universities / July 14, 2018

Best universities in the world for Physics

If you want to study in the US at one of the world’s leading tech-focused institutions, chances are you re dreaming of either the Massachusetts Institute of Technology or California Institute of Technology – MIT or Caltech . From quantum physics to supercomputers, string theory to nuclear reactors, these are the places where the world’s best and brainiest gather to…

Telescope Offers
Study Space / July 11, 2018

Telescope Offers

Take advantage of these great shipping offers: Free Shipping on Orders of Orion-Brand Products Totaling US$250 or More * Order US $250 or more of Orion-brand products and your order will qualify for free standard shipping. Your Orion order must total at least US $250 before taxes or other charges. Free Per-Order Shipping on Orders of Select Non-Orion-Brand Products…

Courses for Astronomy
Astronomy / July 8, 2018

Courses for Astronomy

We know this can be a confusing problem, so we will try to explain the intended audience for our five introductory non-majors courses and for our two upper-division astrophysics courses. This is the plain English description of these courses: see the official Schedule of Classes and Course Catalog for definitive language, and consult your adviser if you have any…

Top Astronomy programs
Astronomy / July 5, 2018

Top Astronomy programs

April 9 By Rogel Mari Sese Astronomy is considered to be one of the oldest branches of science known to man. Since the dawn of time, mankind has always held the sky in awe due to its numerous wonders and immensity. Historically speaking, astronomy has always inspired and spurred the development of science and technology. The universality of astronomy also makes it…

Requirements to be an Astrophysics
Astrophysics / July 2, 2018

Requirements to be an Astrophysics

Degree Level Some bachelor s programs exist, most professionals have doctorates. Degree Field Astrophysics Experience Summer internships in high school and college will help an applicant with competitive schools and professional positions. Key Skills Math, science, and computer skills are all highly valuable. Salary Median annual salary for astronomers was $105, 410…

Careers for astrophysicists
Astrophysics / June 29, 2018

Careers for astrophysicists

The two terms are generally linked when naming scientific journals covering the subject and graduate science departments because most professional astronomers have graduate degrees in physics. As a result we include astronomy jobs and astrophysics jobs in one category and have a separate category for space physics jobs. The discovery that the universe is expanding…

School telescope
Schools / June 26, 2018

School telescope

The Anoka-Hennepin School District is one of a few in the nation to have their own observatory. Teachers and students from all grade levels are able to utilize this facility to reinforce their curriculum. Activities also include outreach to public groups, other schools and local colleges and universities. The dome which houses the telescope is fully rotational with…

What is the Astronomy?
Astronomy / June 23, 2018

What is the Astronomy?

Since 1995 I have received over 4 questions and previously posted the answers to all of them at The Astronomy Café. Here are Top-100 most popular questions I have encountered over the years! I will be updating these FAQs over the next few weeks as the interest level for this resource increases. Earth Moon Sun Solar System Stars Black Holes The Universe Space Travel…

Colleges for Astronomy
Colleges / June 20, 2018

Colleges for Astronomy

Astronomy at Williams College spans the very old and the very new. The Hopkins Observatory is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in the United States and houses the earliest Alvan Clark telescope. At the same time, current astronomy faculty and students carry out research with some of the world’s most advanced telescopes. The Department offers courses for…

Top Physics Schools
Schools / June 17, 2018

Top Physics Schools

USA Today Ranks Rensselaer 6th Among Top U.S. Colleges To Major in

Russian space exploration
Space Exploration / June 14, 2018

Russian space exploration

Last week, a Russian Progress cargo ship carrying supplies to the International Space Station burned up in the atmosphere when the Soyuz rocket carrying it failed just a few seconds after lift off. Surprising, because the Soyuz has been a spacefaring standard since the 1960s. But also not, because 15 Russian rockets have failed since 2011, and five of them have been…

Best Astrophysics programs
Astrophysics / June 11, 2018

Best Astrophysics programs

Despite being observational and theoretical scientists (in training), astrophysicists spend a great deal of time at their computers (and not just checking the arXiv or their email)! This guide will serve as a nexus for many of the astronomical software programs that an astrophysicist might encounter in his or her daily work. Feel free to peruse the websites of programs…

SpaceX exploration Technologies Hawthorne ca
Space Exploration / June 8, 2018

SpaceX exploration Technologies Hawthorne ca

SpaceX is revolutionizing terrestrial transportation through its Hyperloop transportation services. The company currently provides these services to innovators and universities interested in high-speed transportation technology and solutions. The Hyperloop system built by SpaceX at its headquarters in Hawthorne, California is approximately one mile in length with…