What Careers Involve Physics?
Study Space / October 20, 2019

What Careers Involve Physics?

Einstein s theory of relativity represents a pivotal moment in physics. Hemera Images Physics is the study of energy, such as gravity, motion, light or electricity, and matter. The study of physics applies to a variety of fields that require knowledge of energy and matter, such as engineering or medicine. Physics is included in many undergraduate degree programs…

Astronomy Degree salary
Astronomy / October 17, 2019

Astronomy Degree salary

Education and Training: Doctoral degree Salary: Median—$97, 320 per year Employment Outlook: Fair Definition and Nature of the Work Astronomers are sometimes called astrophysicists. They use the laws of physics and mathematics to learn about the nature of matter and energy throughout the universe, which includes the sun, moon, planets, stars, and galaxies. In addition…

Cosmology, University
Universities / October 14, 2019

Cosmology, University

We live in an age in which we have a well established, accurate and predictive model for the Universe. We are able to not only determine the bulk properties of space, time and matter –such as how fast it is expanding, how cool it currently is and the mix of light elements- but also what is its large scale structure, that is how mass and light is distributed in the…

I want to study Space
Study Space / October 11, 2019

I want to study Space

This afternoon, students, staff and faculty gathered to celebrate the grand opening of The Study, a new space for students who want to focus on homework. An extension of the Student Success Center, The Study is located in the southwest corner of the JCA. It takes the place of the former Commuter Center Lounge, which has since relocated to The Den. “I’m so glad you’ve…

How to be an astrophysicist?
Astrophysics / October 8, 2019

How to be an astrophysicist?

Hannah Dalgleish h.s.dalgleish@2016.ljmu.ac.uk Stellar Cluster Group The Harmony LinkedIn CV So who is astrophysics girl? Upon first glance people often assume that she studies some kind of arts subject, and is a vegan. To her delight, she will deny both of these accusations, resulting in expressions of horror and immediate recoil. She wishes that people wouldn’t…

Best universities for Physics undergraduate
Universities / October 5, 2019

Best universities for Physics undergraduate

University of Calcutta(CU) have some the best colleges in India for doing BSc Physics (Hons). And this is clear from the fact that till today CU has the 2nd largest number of students every year that clear NET/CSIR for PhD studentship in Natural Science in India. ( See here CSIR-UGC Central Govt document : ). Its astonishing that even having so many Universitites…

University of Physics
Universities / October 2, 2019

University of Physics

At Tulane University our students have a unique opportunity to combine understanding of science and engineering both in our courses and degrees. Alongside our longstanding Physics Program (science) established in 1895, we added an undergraduate Engineering Physics Program (engineering) in 2006. As part of the Engineering Physics program, students also have the option…

Private space exploration
Space Exploration / September 29, 2019

Private space exploration

The burgeoning space-transportation company owned by Amazon.com chairman Jeff Bezos this week is expected to announce some customers and new initiatives, the latest step toward its long-term goal of building rockets powerful enough to penetrate deep into the solar system, according to industry officials. The moves by the typically secretive Mr. Bezos, these officials…

What do you learn in Astronomy?
Astronomy / September 26, 2019

What do you learn in Astronomy?

Astronomy is not a subject many parents are eager to teach to their kids on their own, so when I offered to teach Astronomy classes in our local homeschool co-op, many parents were excited. Over the years, I’ve taught a class for high schoolers, another one for 3rd and 4th graders, and this coming year I’ll be teaching 7th-9th graders. It has been very rewarding…

Space exploration simulator
Space Exploration / September 23, 2019

Space exploration simulator

The crew has been selected, and research studies confirmed for the 2017 mission of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS). At approximately 3:30 p.m. on January 19, 2017, six astronaut-like crewmembers will enter a geodesic dome atop Mauna Loa on the island of Hawaiʻi as part of an eight-month research study…

Largest Observatory in the world
Study Space / September 20, 2019

Largest Observatory in the world

Credit: ESO/L. Calçada Ten Huge Telescopes on Earth Next-generation ground telescopes received priority designation from a long-awaited report by the National Academy of Sciences. They would join a host of existing ground telescopes and smaller space telescopes already peering at supernovas, galaxies and other distant objects in the starry skies. Three planned optical…

Department of Astronomy
Astronomy / September 17, 2019

Department of Astronomy

The Ohio State Department of Astronomy offers a superb Ph.D. program for students interested in optical/infrared observational astrophysics and theoretical astrophysics. We place a strong emphasis on research – students begin work on research projects as soon as they arrive, and we encourage them to work with several different research advisors during the course of…

Beginners Guide to Astrophysics
Astrophysics / September 14, 2019

Beginners Guide to Astrophysics

I would not recommend Cosmos-Carl Sagan if u want to read some details of the universe in the modern viewpoint and wish to know the surprising and startling facts that the general people are not acquainted to (Haven’t the slightest idea, why people are not told these things, probably government conspiracy). Start with Stephen Hawking-The Universe in a Nutshell. And…

University of California Astronomy
Universities / September 11, 2019

University of California Astronomy

INTELLECTUALLY RICH | VIBRANT | CHALLENGING Our graduate alumni carry the UCSC label around the globe throughout their entire careers, and serve as the best advertisement for how well we educate young scientists. Sandra Faber, Former Department Chair UCSC is a world leader in astrophysics education, providing an intellectually rich, vibrant, and challenging graduate…

Space exploration research
Space Exploration / September 8, 2019

Space exploration research

NASA’s Sonny White and his collaborators have published experimental confirmation that the so-called EM drive produces thrust. If this technology fulfills its promise, it will transform public and private space exploration and may have even broader implications for terrestrial power and energy. Their paper explains why this work is important with typically understated…

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