Where can I study Astronomy?
Astronomy / July 10, 2020

Where can I study Astronomy?

Students usually enter Part II Astrophysics on completion of Part IB in either Mathematics or Physics. Those going on to Part Astrophysics have normally taken Part II Astrophysics. There is a possibility of changing to Part Astrophysics from Part II Mathematics or Part II Physics. There is no restriction on entry for Part II Astrophysics, but the number of Part…

Careers in Astronomy
Astronomy / July 7, 2020

Careers in Astronomy

For those of you who feel like you have your life and your future completely figured out, I apologize in advance for this post. But ‘tis the season: the beginning of a new academic year, the time when many of you may be thinking about the next stage in your careers. Dan already wrote two fantastic posts this week about the process of applying to graduate school (here…

Astronomy A Beginners Guide to the Universe
Universities / July 4, 2020

Astronomy A Beginners Guide to the Universe

MasteringAstronomy from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve learning outcomes by engaging students with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as…

Where would an Astronomers work?
Study Space / July 1, 2020

Where would an Astronomers work?

It s tough to answer what an astronomer does every day since different days we do different things. We typically divide our time between 5 or 6 different things: Working in our offices, traveling, teaching, reading, writing, or observing at telescopes. Astronomers who focus on theoretical astronomy, though, aren t typically involved in observing. Working in our offices:…

Astronomy University UK
Universities / June 28, 2020

Astronomy University UK

Astronomy is the study of the physical universe, from the Earth and the solar system to galaxies at the edge of the cosmos. Astronomy lectures are complemented by our observatory, planetarium and telescope facilities. We have close links with the Glasgow Science Centre, home to one of the UK’s best planetariums. Year 1 You will survey the observable universe on all…

Space exploration in India
Space Exploration / June 25, 2020

Space exploration in India

In 1947, on getting Independence from the British, the young nation decided to follow the democratic and secular path giving high importance to Science and Scientific Thinking. It was to the credit of the nation s early leaders that they encouraged eminent scientists and technologists to pursue the path of scientific discovery. This has now led the nation to its present…

Russian space exploration Timeline
Space Exploration / June 22, 2020

Russian space exploration Timeline

In several thousand years of its recorded history, the human civilization made a remarkable journey from the darkness of ignorance to the light of knowledge. No tyranny, dogma or natural obstacle ever succeeded in pacifying human thirst for knowledge and exploration. However one destination still remained farther and more mysterious than any other - the world beyond…

Space exploration costs and benefits
Space Exploration / June 19, 2020

Space exploration costs and benefits

The US manned space program went splat over 30 years ago when Apollo 17 came home and nobody ever went back to the lunar nursery again. The new space policy of the Bush administration, aimed at taking the humankind back to the Moon and on to Mars, came under fire before even being released. In their bid at the Democratic nomination for the White House, several politicians…

Private space exploration Companies
Space Exploration / June 16, 2020

Private space exploration Companies

The era of private spaceflight is breaking new ground with the first test launch of the new Falcon 9 rocket by the company Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), which hopes to use the booster to fly its Dragon spaceship on space station trips. And with NASA s space shuttles retiring this year, SpaceX is not alone in the bid to launch cargo and astronauts into space…

Best universities for Physics UK
Universities / June 13, 2020

Best universities for Physics UK

Physics is a fascinating subject, which enables scientists to explore the very nature of the world around us . From tiny atoms to the entire universe, Physics is the study of everything in existence. It’s an exciting time to be a Physicist, and there are still many unanswered questions about the nature of the universe and the forces that shape it. If you want to follow…

Space exploration disadvantages
Space Exploration / June 10, 2020

Space exploration disadvantages

Space exploration is not cheap, and developing first-of-a-kind spacecraft is too expensive for most nations to even consider. During the Apollo program, some questioned whether money spent on sending people to the moon would be better spent on education, fighting poverty and developing new medication. The space shuttle program had a total cost of $209 billion. Proponents…

What is a Space Scientist?
Study Space / June 7, 2020

What is a Space Scientist?

The study of the Sun is becoming an increasingly important ‘mirror’ in which to reflect our analysis of Earth’s changing climate. The Sun’s light helps to maintain our world’s temperature, but it also produces a magnetic field that shields our world from deadly cosmic rays coming from the far depths of space. Its influence on our everyday lives cannot be overstated…

Courses in Astronomy
Astronomy / June 4, 2020

Courses in Astronomy

Astronomers use tools like telescopes, cameras and spectrographs to study interactions between materials and energy within the universe. These scientists learn about galaxies, solar systems, planets and stars through careful observation and measurement recording. Astronomers also refer to natural sciences and mathematics to form and test theories. An integral part…

Astronomers study
Study Space / June 1, 2020

Astronomers study

Here s some cosmically bad news: The universe is dying. An international team of scientists that used seven powerful telescopes around the world to capture light coming from more than 200, galaxies has found that they’re putting out half of the light that they did just 2 billion years ago – and they’re continuing to fade. The findings, presented at the General Assembly…

Universities Offering PhD
Universities / May 29, 2020

Universities Offering PhD

Research in Sweden is wide-ranging and well-respected internationally, making Sweden a strong option for your PhD studies. The Swedish PhD The main focus of PhD programmes in Sweden is the dissertation. Swedish universities don’t offer taught PhD programmes; rather, programmes are mainly research-based, meaning you’ll spend most of your time performing research toward…

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