Best Astronomy universities
Universities / April 22, 2017

Best Astronomy universities

Astronomy is really titillating and physics very fascinating subject and they counted as one of the most intriguing and adorable subjects to study. Now this disciplines very important in developing new modern technologies. Many universities develop their own way of teaching them to give high quality of knowledge. Here is a slight overview about the top universities…

Solar System Project ideas for middle school
Schools For Astronomy / April 19, 2017

Solar System Project ideas for middle school

Increasing Expectations for Teaching and Learning Science instruction naturally engages students when it involves hands-on activities and various instructional strategies. Tools such as videos, projects and collaborative activities contribute to keeping students on task. It s important to maintain this engagement. Use this guide to sustain students interest and support…

Best Space Programs in the World
About Space / April 16, 2017

Best Space Programs in the World

Introduction Iran s claims in January 2012 that it successfully sent a monkey into space — putting the Islamic republic one step closer to executing a manned space flight — shone the spotlight on the growing number of countries with ambitions to make their mark in space. The U.S. and Russia have long had the world s two most ambitious and unrivalled space programs…

Information About Astronomers
About Space / April 13, 2017

Information About Astronomers

Trusource Labs - Austin, TX We offer a daily selection of fresh fruit, tea, coffee, and nuts to help everyone stay energized - National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) - Charlottesville, VA The CASA Group is responsible for the Common Astronomy Software Applications (CASA) package, and the CASA pipelines, which provide heuristic-based - Trusource Labs - Austin…

Articles on space exploration
Space Exploration / April 10, 2017

Articles on space exploration

NASA s current mission to send an astronaut to Mars is driven by development of the Orion crew exploration vehicle. The capsule spacecraft is being designed to take humans back to the moon by 2020. In later years, by rendezvous with Mars-bound vehicles assembled in orbit, it may take the first humans to the Red Planet. These future possibilities are exciting, but…

Masters in Astrophysics
Astrophysics / April 7, 2017

Masters in Astrophysics

The Institute of Astronomy offers an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified students who have completed a Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in astronomy/physics/mathematics to study for a one year Masters level qualification in astrophysics working alongside 4th-year (Part ) students taking the final year of the integrated Masters undergraduate MSci Astrophysics…

Getting into Astronomy
Astronomy / December 23, 2016

Getting into Astronomy

DEAR SKY & TELESCOPE,the letter began. I am 20 years old and new to astronomy. I have always been fascinated with the stars and universe. What would you suggest my first step be to get into the hobby, so that I might get the most enjoyment out of it? It s a good question, one that deserves better answers than most beginners find. Many newcomers to astronomy…

Top 5 College in the World
Astrology Major Colleges / January 13, 2016

Top 5 College in the World

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016 list the best global universities and are the only international university performance tables to judge world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The top universities rankings employ 13 carefully calibrated performance…

Best universities in Physics
Universities / December 27, 2013

Best universities in Physics

Ranked joint 46th in the worldRated 35th in the world by academics and 36th by employers420th for research impact (citations per faculty member)57th for faculty/student ratio 137th for percentage of international students; not ranked for percentage of international faculty Location Central campus is located in the upper west side of Manhattan. Six different locations…

Civilian space exploration Team
Space Exploration / February 21, 2016

Civilian space exploration Team

Civilian Space Team Claims Success With Rocket Launch By The Associated Press A team of rocketeers led by a Bloomington, Minn., man has claimed success in their goal of launching the first amateur rocket into space, sending a 21-foot rocket an estimated 70 miles above the Nevada desert. Ky Michaelson, 65, a former Hollywood stuntman, had been working since 1995 to…

How to become astrophysicist?
Astrophysics / December 31, 2014

How to become astrophysicist?

First off, you have to study advanced physics and mathematics. Now, you can either sit in competitive exams and get a good rank, or pursue higher education in reputed institutes until you get a Ph.D. Your current course won t be an obstacle. By first year, I think you mean intermediate or class XI. If yes, then it s perfect. If you mean B.Sc., then it s still cool…

Privatized space exploration
Space Exploration / March 25, 2016

Privatized space exploration

In this image provided by NASA With darkness, Earth s horizon and thin line of atmosphere forming a backdrop, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft is grappled by the Canadarm2 robotic arm at the International Space Station. This image provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft as it approaches the International Space Station Thursday May 24…

Uses of Computers in space exploration
Space Exploration / November 11, 2015

Uses of Computers in space exploration

Before the computer, proto-quantitative geography was developed with the aid of various calculating machines, but it was only after Herman Hollerith (1860–1929) combined punched cards with the then-recent electromagnetic inventions that it became possible to count and classify in a much shorter time and with greater detail and precision than by any previous methods…

Ancient Egyptian Astronomers
Study Space / December 2, 2016

Ancient Egyptian Astronomers

One of the earliest advanced civilizations, Ancient Egypt, had a rich religious tradition which permeated every aspect of society. As in most early cultures, the patterns and behaviors of the sky led to the creation of a number of myths to explain the astronomical phenomena. For the Egyptians, the practice of astronomy went beyond legend: huge temples and pyramids…