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Astronomical studies
September 9, 2022

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, properties…

Masters in Space Science
September 5, 2022

Masters in Space Science

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Where would an Astronomers work?
May 2, 2022

Where would an Astronomers work?

It s tough to answer what an astronomer does every day since different days we do different things. We typically divide our time between 5 or 6 different things: Working in our offices, traveling, teaching, reading, writing, or observing at telescopes. Astronomers who focus on theoretical astronomy, though, aren t typically involved in observing. Working in our…

Ole Miss Physics Lab
March 15, 2022

Ole Miss Physics Lab

Laboratory experiments coordinated with lecture topics in Phys 211. 1 Credit Instruction Type(s) Lab: Laboratory for Phys 221 Astronomy and Physics $195.00 when booked for: Spring, Second Spring, May, Full Summer, First Summer, Second Summer, August 2015-16 Fall, First Fall, Second Fall, Winter, Spring, First Spring, Second Spring 2016-17 The policies and regulations…

UMass Amherst Physics Department
February 13, 2022

UMass Amherst Physics Department

Stefan Dickert: Conductivity of Gold Nanoparticle Thin Films and Magnetoresistance of Metallic Thin Films Embedded With Periodic Arrays of Cobalt Nanoparticles – Tuominen Jiansheng Feng: Investigations of Surface Tension Effects Due to Small-Scale Complex Boundaries – Rothstein/MIE Hunter King: Pattern Formation in Floating Sheets – Menon Philippe Martel: Measuring…

Ole Miss Physics
January 2, 2022

Ole Miss Physics

Department of Physics and Astronomy 108 Lewis Hall The University of Mississippi Post Office Box 1848 University, Mississippi Contact information for individual faculty and staff members can be found on our People pages. Admissions Information Undergraduate Advisors: Katherine Dooley, Cecille Labuda Other Department Information Directions A Word of Warning Please…

I want to be an astronomer
December 3, 2021

I want to be an astronomer

Astronomers Apply the principles of physics and mathematics to learn more about the universe. They gather data on the characteristics of planets, moons, stars and other objects using telescopes and computer programs. Astronomers usually specialize in certain types of celestial bodies or events, such as black holes. Typical duties include developing and testing…

Degrees in American
February 11, 2019

Degrees in American

A large for-profit university is trying an emerging form of competency-based education with the launch this month of four online bachelor’s degrees that ditch the credit-hour standard. Officials with the publicly traded American Public University System, which enrolls roughly 90, students, said the company isn’t chasing a fad with its foray into so-called direct…

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…