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Bachelor of Science Astronomy
March 2, 2017

Bachelor of Science Astronomy

Astronomy is the natural science that studies celestial bodies, the forces developed in their interaction in space and other observable phenomena. Space sciences include other areas of investigation such as space travel and space exploration, in addition to astronomy. Astronomers observe the birth, evolution, extinction and movement of objects in space, such…

Computer Science Astronomy
February 14, 2015

Computer Science Astronomy

Deep learning finds telltale arcs of light that indicate massive objects. (Inside Science) - Google uses deep learning to generate captions for images, Facebook uses it to recognize faces and Tesla uses it to train self-driving cars. Now astronomers have caught on to deep learning, a form of machine learning in which a computer can be trained to identify…

Careers for Astronomy
February 21, 2016

Careers for Astronomy

Because most jobs are in basic research and development, a doctoral degree is the usual educational requirement for astronomers. Master s degree holders qualify for some jobs in applied research and development, whereas bachelor s degree holders often qualify as research assistants or for other occupations related to astronomers. Education and Training A PhD…

Astronomy What is it
March 11, 2017

Astronomy What is it

During the era when the New World was discovered and Canada was taking form, mankind still believed that the earth was the centre of the universe. About the same time that QuГ©bec was founded, a revolutionary event was taking place in Europe that would shake the very foundations of man’s view of the world: the invention of the telescope. Ancient theories were…

Astronomy courses Australia
December 20, 2016

Astronomy courses Australia

Modern astronomers have a wide variety of windows on the Universe, including most parts of the electromagnetic spectrum (optical, radio, infrared, X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy) as well as more exotic probes such as neutrino astronomy. Many open problems remain, including the nature of dark matter and dark energy that seem to dominate the universe. The astronomy…

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