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What subjects should I study at University?
February 15, 2016

What subjects should I study at University?

What I needed most in university was math and English. The physics you will learn from scratch again. You will discover that classical mechanics, which you learn at high school, is a much richer and elegant system than how it is taught in school. To experience this elegance you need to learn more math. What was maybe a bunch of tricks and rules becomes a simpler…

What should I study in University?
May 11, 2014

What should I study in University?

Not that you really need an excuse to fly to a far-off country in order to gain a world-class education as a super-cultured international student, but here’s our list of 25 reasons to study abroad just in case you’re not yet convinced. And for those of you who have already studied abroad, let us know in the comments if you can think of any more good reasons to…

University Ranking in Physics
March 14, 2017

University Ranking in Physics

The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology was originally established on November 25, 1946 after a new school, known as the Department of Physics and Technology, was founded within Moscow State University (MSU). This Department, which became known as PhysTech, was independent of MSU and was founded on a different set of principles to the established Soviet…

University of Wisconsin Astronomy
August 10, 2015

University of Wisconsin Astronomy

Home Schools, Colleges, and Programs College of Letters & Science Majors, Certificates, and Concentration Programs Astronomy–Physics Courses Professors Barger, Bershady, Gallagher, Heinz, Lazarian, Mathieu, Stanimirovic, Wilcots, Zweibel; Associate Professor Townsend; Assistant Professors D Onghia, Tremonti Astronomy, the oldest of the sciences, for the…

University of Toledo Astronomy
February 4, 2014

University of Toledo Astronomy

The University of Toledo graduate programs in Physics and Astronomy develop a strong and broad foundation in fundamental physics, while simultaneously teaching mathematical and problem-solving skills necessary to advance knowledge of our physical world. Your coursework is tailored to your specific area of research concentration, with flexibility so that you acquire…

University of New Mexico Astronomy
February 19, 2014

University of New Mexico Astronomy

Applicants who achieve a score of 800 or higher on the Physics GRE Subject Test are excused from Preliminary Exams. Students already enrolled in the PhD program will not be granted a waiver from one or more sections of the Preliminary Examination based on retaking the GRE subject test and achieving a score above 800. After entry into the graduate program a PhD…

University of Mississippi/English Department
August 12, 2014

University of Mississippi/English Department

The M.A. in English literature is designed to prepare students to pursue a doctoral degree or to teach at the secondary level by giving them an advanced understanding of their subject matter. Graduates of our M.A. program leave well prepared to pursue professional degrees at selective universities or careers in teaching, higher education administration, business…

University of Iowa Astronomy
October 15, 2016

University of Iowa Astronomy

Physics and astronomy students are driven to understand the nature of space, time, and matter from the quantum level to the outer reaches of the universe. They are intellectually curious, bright, and confident individuals preparing to make their mark in a wide range of careers. Why Study at Iowa? The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers challenging courses…

University of Colorado Boulder Astronomy
May 18, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Astronomy

The APS department offers a Ph.D. degree. Graduate students generally specialize in areas of astrophysics, planetary science, solar physics, and space physics. Find out more about graduate courses, TAs and RAs (below), comprehensive exams, thesis requirements, as well as enjoying your time as a graduate student in the Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences…

University of Chicago Astronomy
November 11, 2015

University of Chicago Astronomy

The birthplace of modern astrophysics Yerkes Observatory is a facility of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics of the University of Chicago. It was established in 1897 on Geneva Lake in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. Until the mid-1960 s, Yerkes Observatory housed all of the Department s activities. Today the 77-acre, park-like site in southeast Wisconsin provides…

University of Arizona undergraduate majors
September 27, 2016

University of Arizona undergraduate majors

The Eller College of Management offers nine business majors. Learn more about each major by clicking the major name, below, to view major overview, academics and advising, and career resources: Accounting Accounting involves the collection, organization, and presentation of financial information for effective decision-making. Business Administration Evening and…

University of Arizona Astronomy
December 20, 2016

University of Arizona Astronomy

Scientists at the University of Arizona and in California have completed the most challenging large astronomical mirror ever made. The mirror will be part of the 25-meter Giant Magellan Telescope, which will explore planets around other stars and the formation of stars, galaxies and black holes in the early universe. Scientists at the University of Arizona and…

University league tables Physics
May 27, 2016

University league tables Physics

Teaching You will have a stimulating mixture of lectures, laboratory work, tutorials, practical exercises and computational classes. There will be assigned coursework, problem solving and projects. Computers are used extensively, as teaching aids via self-learning packages, in the laboratory for experimental control and data analysis, in modelling of physical…

Universities that offer Astronomy
December 18, 2013

Universities that offer Astronomy

Eastern’s Astronomy program brings science and faith together through rigorous study and hands-on research with state-of-the-art facilities in our Observatory and digital fulldome Planetarium. Students aspiring to a career in Astronomy will discover a challenging array of courses taught in physics, math, computer science and astronomy designed to encourage growth…

Universities Offering
February 21, 2017

Universities Offering

Open courseware offered by top universities allow self-learners to access high quality educational materials for no cost. Whether expanding your knowledge on a variety of topics or sampling the programs offered at universities, free courses can benefit you. University of Southern Queensland : The open courseware site for the University of Southern Queenslandfeatures…

Universities for Astronomy
November 12, 2013

Universities for Astronomy

PH304 - Introduction to Astronomy and Special Relativity 15 Introduction to Special Relativity and Cosmology The distance scale; Redshif;, Hubble constant; Feynmann light clock and time dilation; Lorentz constraction and simultaneity derived with light ray signals; Lerentz transformation and invariant interval; Light cones; Special relativistic paradoxes; Cosmological…

Top universities for Astronomy
March 8, 2017

Top universities for Astronomy

What the Florida Tech astronomy and astrophysics department is going to do with ARKYD Space Telescope! Blog: Stellar Student When she s not on rollercoasters, she is usually looking through telescopes or in the physics labs as an astronomy & astrophysics major. Brooke is a Utah native that devotes much of her time as an officer of both Society of Physics…

Top Physics University
October 18, 2016

Top Physics University

Well written, scientifically interesting to physicists, and novel: these are the criteria used to select Physics World’s annual list of the year’s top physics books. We’ve year since 2009, and over the past few weeks, we’ve been at it again, sifting through the 52 books reviewed in the magazine in 2015 and separating the best from the rest (most of which, I should…

Top Physics universities in the world
December 23, 2016

Top Physics universities in the world

The National Research Nuclear University (MEPhI) jumped almost 60 places to get the 36th rank in the Times Higher Education World Top 100 Rankings for Excellence in the Physical Sciences for 2015-16. The university was in 95th place in the 2014-2015 rankings. The Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) and the Novosibirsk State University (NSU) also made it to…

Top graduate universities
March 10, 2016

Top graduate universities

Whether you are earning a master s degree, MBA, JD or PhD, going to graduate school requires a lot of time, effort and money. And no matter how much you may love to learn, you most likely want the time you spend in graduate school to pay off, monetarily, by helping you get into the career path of your dreams. PayScale s College Salary Report has the data you…

Top Astronomy universities
March 1, 2015

Top Astronomy universities

The University of Toledo has been selected to join a prestigious association that includes many of the top astronomy programs in the nation. In recognition of the astronomy and astrophysics program’s strengths in research, education and outreach, UT was admitted as the 41st member of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, which goes by the…

Swinburne University Astronomy
December 30, 2013

Swinburne University Astronomy

The Centre for Astrophysics & Supercomputing (CAS) accepts applications for Vacation Scholarships from enthusiastic university students with excellent scholastic records who are in the last, or second last, year of their undergraduate or Honours/Masters degree. With 16 research faculty and more than 30 post-docs and PhD students, CAS is a vibrant, friendly…

Space Science University
August 7, 2016

Space Science University

UAH is a recognized leader in space research, and the Department of Space Science was created to develop a corresponding academic program with a national ranking. Our faculty and researchers study cosmic plasmas and radiation and how they interact with each other from microscopic to galactic scales. In fact, over 99% of the visible universe is in a plasma state…

Sciences universities in UK
December 23, 2016

Sciences universities in UK

What was the inspiration behind the exhibit? About three years ago, Richard Ovenden, who is now the Bodleian’s Librarian, and Madeline Slaven, Head of Exhibitions floated the idea of doing something on the theme of volcanoes. This sounded like an exciting opportunity and we took it from there. On a personal level, my work tends to focus on the geology of volcanoes…

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