Top Physics Schools undergraduate
Schools / July 18, 2024

Top Physics Schools undergraduate

Written by: Erik Hinrichsen•edited by: Elizabeth Wistrom•updated: 4/5/2012 Students looking for more information about the top physics schools should look here. This article is a ranking and description of the top ten physics programs. Physics is generally agreed to be the most difficult major in college. While physics is certainly hard enough at even small, no-name…

Astronomy training
Astronomy / July 11, 2024

Astronomy training

The goal of the Galileo Teacher Training Program (GTTP) is to develop and present workshops using Galileo’s telescopic investigations to teach the process of science, problem-solving, and collaboration in an inquiry-based education framework, resulting in an ongoing and evolving teacher professional development opportunity for modeling science process in the classroom…

Masters degree in Astrophysics
Astrophysics / July 4, 2024

Masters degree in Astrophysics

M.S. in Astronomy and Astrophysics Many of our Ph.D. students obtain a M.S. degree during the course of their studies. However, students will not normally be accepted into the Astrophysics graduate program unless their ultimate goal is to obtain a Ph.D. degree. To obtain a M.S. degree, students must take the same courses as for the Astrophysics Ph.D. degree. This…

Development of space exploration
Space Exploration / June 27, 2024

Development of space exploration

Jeff Hoffman holds a strong interest in the future of space exploration and human space flight. He commented on how he views the future of human space flight and what he considers to be the most exciting developments to look forward to: “There are a lot of uncertainties now about the future of human space flight. Right now, we have the International Space Station…

Astrophysics blog
Astrophysics / June 20, 2024

Astrophysics blog

Hello everyone! I m sure you re all looking forward to the Holidays, and so are we in Oxford Astrophysics. But we re also thinking ahead to the New Year and there s plenty to be excited about! Stargazing Oxford returns on the 16th of January , and with it our annual Astrophotography competition . You can see last year s winners here. It is my great pleasure to announce…

Best Cosmology programs
Study Space / June 13, 2024

Best Cosmology programs

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin s graduate schools in engineering, law, education and nursing are ranked among the Top 15 in the nation, and the university s accounting program is No. 1 in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report s 2016 edition of Best Graduate Schools,released this morning In all, more than 50 science, social science…

Williams College Astronomy
Colleges / June 6, 2024

Williams College Astronomy

A daily blog by grad students, written specifically for undergrads: ASTROBITES offers a brief, accessible description of an interesting astronomy paper Astronomy at Williams College spans the very old and the very new. The Hopkins Observatory is the oldest existing astronomical observatory in the United States and houses one of the earliest Alvan Clark telescopes…

Middle school Astronomy
Schools / May 30, 2024

Middle school Astronomy

Julia Plummer, two others receive $1.387 million for ‘ThinkSpace’ project. College of Education associate professor Julia Plummer and two other educators have received a three-year, National Science Foundation grant worth $1.387 million to develop and study three middle school labs that will support students’ spatial thinking in astronomy. Also known as ThinkSpace…

What is an astrophysicist?
Astrophysics / May 23, 2024

What is an astrophysicist?

Megan (aged 4 1/2 years) wrote to us to ask as two questions: What is an astrophysicist? And where could she get an astrophysicist s toy? Phil Marshall wrote back, with some partial answers and an astrophysics investigation to get her started Dear Megan, I am an astrophysicist. Nobody ever told me what an astrophysicist is, but I think I have figured it out. An astrophysicist…

Best universities for Astronomy
Universities / May 16, 2024

Best universities for Astronomy

/PRNewswire/ - College Rank has released a list of the 35 Best College Astronomy Observatories. A raw score was generated and assigned to each observatory, factoring in metrics such as house telescope availability, altitude, weather and light pollution. The ranking can be viewed here: Sara Moore, the article s author, had this to say regarding the ranking: This list…

Types of Astronomers
Study Space / May 9, 2024

Types of Astronomers

What are the different kinds of astronomers and what do they do? There are a couple different ways to classify astronomy jobs. The simplest is observationalist or theorist. Observationalists take data with telescopes or spacecraft and then explain what it means based on current knowledge - or, sometimes, find that what they have observed can t yet be explained…

Astrophysics degree requirements
Astrophysics / May 2, 2024

Astrophysics degree requirements

FALL SPRING Math 1371 or 1271 (Calculus) Math 1372 or 1272 (Calculus) Physics 1301 Physics 1302 Elective Elective (Programming1) Elective (Psy 10012) Elective (Phil 1005 or 36012) 1CSci 3 is suggested for instrumentation emphasis, CSci 1107 is suggested all other emphases. Can be taken in Fresh. or Soph. years. Programming is not required for the degree. 2Required…

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Vietnam is the most suitable choice for creating a space port

A few years ago, a group of scientists came up with a justification for the feasibility of building an international space center in the Asia-Pacific region in order to achieve advanced innovative development of space activities. At the same time, Vietnam was recognized as the main and most acceptable, from all points of view, location for the construction of such an object, whose residents want not only to wait for the XSMB, xo so mien bac, but also to start studying astronomy from school. All this will help to bring to the country the development of space activities in cooperation with other countries.

This event would make it possible to bring Southeast Asia, including Vietnam, to the forefront of world development, while bringing serious income.

Moreover, the world's leading experts in the space industry today attach great importance to the financial return from space. Space exploration ceases to be a purely costly item of expenditure for humanity, becoming an advanced method of payback. For this reason, businessmen have been actively promoting their near-space projects recently.

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