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Top research institutes in the world
January 5, 2018

Top research institutes in the world

On a country-by-country basis, the United States leads the list, with six organizations ranked (France and Japan each have four, and Germany has three). The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is the top U.S. finisher, placing fourth. The rankings were compiled by the Intellectual Property & Science division of Thomson Reuters, which used…

Astronomer, Institute
December 21, 2017

Astronomer, Institute

Public Open Evenings Last open evening THIS Wednesday 29th March 2017! The Institute of Astronomy is open every Wednesday evening 7 - 9pm during the Winter season. Entrance is free, and there is * no need to book * unless you are a group of over 15 people. What happens at a public open evening? An astronomer from the Institute will present a half-hour public…

What is the role of an Astronomer?
December 15, 2017

What is the role of an Astronomer?

Observe, research, and interpret celestial and astronomical phenomena to increase basic knowledge and apply such information to practical problems. Job Duties and Tasks for: Astronomer 1) Analyze research data to determine its significance, using computers. 2) Calculate orbits, and determine sizes, shapes, brightness, and motions of different celestial bodies…

Cosmology for Beginners
November 27, 2017

Cosmology for Beginners

Editor’s note: The article “The Universe Could be 250 Times Bigger Than What is Observable” sparked a sizable discussion among our readers, with several suggesting UT should have a series of articles about cosmology — a Cosmology 101, if you will. Our newest writer, Vanessa D’Amico, who wrote the aforementioned article, begins the Cosmology 101 series today…

Astronomical studies
November 3, 2017

Astronomical studies

NGC 7026, a planetary nebula, lies just beyond the tip of the tail of the constellation of Cygnus (The Swan). Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA Historically, astronomy has focused on observations of heavenly bodies. It is a close cousin to astrophysics. Succinctly put, astrophysics involves the study of the physics of astronomy and concentrates on the behavior…

PHD in Cosmology
October 28, 2017

PHD in Cosmology

MPhil in Astronomy fees Home UK/EU students: £4, 1211 Channel Island and Isle of Man students: £4, 1212 Overseas students: £18, 3003 1 The fee shown is for the academic year 2016. 2 The fee shown is for the academic year 2016. 3 The fee shown is for the academic year 2016. PhD in Astronomy fees Home UK/EU students: £4, 1211 Channel Island and Isle of Man students:…

Who has the best Space program?
October 22, 2017

Who has the best Space program?

Russia and China are increasingly pursuing the ability to attack America’s space-based assets, but is there anything the Pentagon can do to thwart Beijing and Moscow’s ambitions? While it is sometimes treated as an afterthought here on earth, space-based capabilities like GPS, communications and reconnaissance satellites are the sinews that hold the U.S. military…

UCSC Masters programs
September 28, 2017

UCSC Masters programs

The Ocean Sciences Department offers both Master of Science and Doctorate degree programs. The graduate programs in ocean sciences are designed to prepare students for careers in research, teaching, and other environmentally related endeavors. The fundamental requirement for admission to the program is substantial evidence of superior scholarship and aptitude…

Go Kingston study Space
September 25, 2017

Go Kingston study Space

Your corporate workspace on the go. Kingston s DataTraveler® Workspace is certified by Microsoft® for use with Windows To Go, a key feature of Windows® 8 Enterprise. Windows To Go is a fully manageable corporate Windows 8 workspace on a specially configured, bootable USB drive. It allows IT administrators to easily support such work styles as bring your own…

Penn State Physics rankings
February 9, 2017

Penn State Physics rankings

Research in the department covers a wide range of fields from Bose Einstein condensation to condensed matter experiment, high energy theory, particle astrophysics and gravitational physics. Many opportunities are available for both graduate and undergraduate students, and also postdoctoral researchers. Experiments in atomic and molecular physics at Penn State…

Astronomical Observatories
September 5, 2017

Astronomical Observatories

NOAO, in partnership with other concerned organizations, convened a workshop at the AAS meeting to showcase successful strategies for reducing light pollution. Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO), part of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), supports the most diverse collection of astronomical observatories on Earth for nighttime optical and infrared…

U.S. Undergraduate
September 2, 2017

U.S. Undergraduate

The first step to undergraduate study in the United States is researching your options to find a college or university that best fits your needs. Remember that no official ranking system exists for colleges and universities in the United States. The best college or university is the one that is best for you and meets your requirement —academic, financial, and…

Best research Institute in world
August 24, 2017

Best research Institute in world

Uni/ Alamy Stock Photo The University of Cambridge made the top 10 institutions in the Nature Index in 2015. The top 10 institutions in the Nature Index are the largest contributors to papers published in 68 leading journals in 2015. Weighted fractional count (WFC): 1357.82 Established in 1949 in Beijing, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is the world’s largest…

How to study Space Science?
July 19, 2017

How to study Space Science?

To register for 24 hour access to the HSC Library, HSC students must complete the registration form available here or at the HSC Library Information Desk on the first floor. Registration forms must be handed in at the HSC Library Information Desk during regular hours. Please bring your Gator 1 card with you when you hand in your registration form. Once 24 hour…

What does astronomers?
June 25, 2017

What does astronomers?

A lot of people have written us recently as part of a school project, asking what astronomers do. Unfortunately, we don t have the time to answer each question individually (there are a lot of you!) To try and help, we ve answered some of the common questions below. Q: What is a normal day for an astronomer? A:Most astronomers don t stay awake all night every…

NRC Physics rankings
June 1, 2017

NRC Physics rankings

Executive summary: Penn State Astronomy & Astrophysics ranks # 3 &nbsp (S), and ranks # 5 (combined S+R), nationally. &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp…

Degrees in Space
May 22, 2017

Degrees in Space

In the coming years, all aspects of the study of space will undergo astronomical changes as space tourism is introduced and exploration continues. With this comes the need for a new generation of space professionals. Embry-Riddle’s storied history in flight education positioned it to become a pioneering institution for the study of space-related endeavors. It…

Study of stars
May 4, 2017

Study of stars

Matters of the heart can be puzzling and mysterious - so too with unusual astronomical objects called heartbeat stars. Heartbeat stars, discovered in large numbers by NASA s Kepler space telescope, are binary stars (systems of two stars orbiting each other) that got their name because if you were to map out their brightness over time, the result would look like…

Space Institute in India
May 1, 2017

Space Institute in India

New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is in news again for launching 104 satellites in one go. The launch would not have been such a success without the contribution of the team which worked relentlessly toward every single aspect of the launch. While working for ISRO is a dream for many students in India, very few have any idea about the process…

Best Undergraduate Physics programs
April 25, 2017

Best Undergraduate Physics programs

Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus performed very well in a recent ranking of physics degree programs. College Factual ranks programs offered by 4-year U.S. Colleges and Universities and has recently updated their 2017 rankings. Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus s physics program was ranked 30 out of 245 nationwide. This makes Georgia Tech…

Masters in Space Science
January 30, 2015

Masters in Space Science

At Florida Tech, passion doesn t end with a Bachelor s Degree. Video: Feels Like Florida Tech If you re interested in going to Florida Tech, you ll want to watch our new video to see just what it feels like . Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Praesent commodo neque sit amet massa facilisis molestie. Cras at enim purus. Donec venenatis…

Information on Astronomers
May 23, 2014

Information on Astronomers

Physicists plan and conduct scientific experiments and studies to test theories and to discover properties of matter and energy. Physicists and astronomers study the ways in which various forms of matter and energy interact. Theoretical physicists and astronomers may study the nature of time or the origin of the universe. Some physicists design and perform experiments…

Astronomer salary
May 12, 2016

Astronomer salary

I hear that astronomers don t make a lot of money. What is the salary like? According to the American Institute of Physics the average salary for a Physics PhD. was about $78, in 2. A post-doc right out of graduate school is about $36, a year in physics. Salaries for astronomers are comparable. . In 2004, the equivalent numbers were a typical salary of $60…

Good College for Astrophysics
October 21, 2015

Good College for Astrophysics

Starstruck. That s a fitting description for Zachary Griggs. This self-professed “star nut” came to the College because it’s the only university in South Carolina with an undergraduate degree in astrophysics. Zach wants to work in stellar instrumentation and telescopes, and he’s getting the perfect preparation for that. So far, “Experimental Astronomy” has been…

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