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Universities that offer Astronomy
April 2, 2022

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…

Wesleyan University Astronomy
February 19, 2022

Wesleyan University Astronomy

The Astronomy Department at Wesleyan University offers a course of study leading to a master s degree. It includes physics, math and astronomy courses tailored to the needs of the individual as well as a master s thesis. We are particularly interested in promising students who, often owing to a late start with physics, find themselves unprepared for admission…

What should I study in University?
January 8, 2022

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 of Texas Austin Astronomy
December 27, 2021

University of Texas Austin Astronomy

The Department of Astronomy at UT Austin is one of the top 10 astronomy research programs in the United States. Our faculty members are among the worldwide leaders in cosmology, galaxies, stars, the interstellar medium, planets, the solar system, and instrumentation. With twenty-four active teaching faculty, twelve research scientists, a number of research associates…

Astronomy A Beginners Guide to the Universe
July 4, 2020

Astronomy A Beginners Guide to the Universe

MasteringAstronomy from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve learning outcomes by engaging students with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such…

Columbia University Astronomy
December 22, 2019

Columbia University Astronomy

All of our events are free and open to everyone. No RSVPs are necessary—just show up. Public Lectures and Star-Gazing Nights (Academic Year) Every other Friday during the school year we offer free public lectures accompanied by guided star-gazing, slideshows, and Q&A with real astronomers. Lectures last approximately 30 minutes and if the weather permits…

Cosmology, University
October 14, 2019

Cosmology, University

We live in an age in which we have a well established, accurate and predictive model for the Universe. We are able to not only determine the bulk properties of space, time and matter –such as how fast it is expanding, how cool it currently is and the mix of light elements- but also what is its large scale structure, that is how mass and light is distributed in…

Washington State University Physics
August 10, 2018

Washington State University Physics

Is the study of the material world. Its historical mission was to push the boundaries of superlatives: the smallest subatomic particle, the quickest time interval, the most precise measurement, the most perplexing of unexplained phenomena. In the 21st century, these challenges are augmented with a need to understand how particles interact under extreme conditions…

Association of universities for research in Astronomy
January 8, 2018

Association of universities for research in Astronomy

Dr. Matt Mountain is the current President of The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA.) AURA is a not-for-profit consortium of 40 US Universities and 4 International affiliates which builds and operates telescopes and observatories for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA)…

University Observatory
October 9, 2016

University Observatory

The Crow Observatory is open to the Washington University community on clear evenings, Monday through Thursday, during the fall and spring semesters. When we are on standard time, the open hours are 7:00 - 10:00 pm. When we are on daylight saving time the hours are 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The location is atop Crow Hall on the northeast corner of the WU Hilltop Campus…