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Natalie B.’s Avatar
Natalie B. Jun 01 200 views

What should I know about studying physics?

I love learning, math, and science. I am more interested in physics or astrophysics than I am in biological sciences. Is a physics major or degree worth it? What should I do in high school to prepare for studying physics? What are some extracurriculars that can get me involved in the subject?...

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Divine D. May 14 94 views

Is astronomy oky for me

I don't like thinking hard I like simple things...


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Alijan S. May 08 184 views

How to work in NASA

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Luyanda M. Apr 16 318 views

what do i need to know to study astronomy

i love the stars. and reading about space facts and theories. career career-counseling astronomy high...

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Emel C. Mar 02 212 views

What do you know about the dynamical systems theory?

It seems interesting and I want to study a sociology or astronomy application of it. mathematics sociology astronomy astrophysics...


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Ben W. Feb 16 136 views

What is an average week's workload in the field of Astronomy?

I am currently a sophomore exploring different career paths. astronomy...


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Emma C. Dec 21, 2020 218 views

whats the best way to prepare myself to teach? and be confidant in it?

I'm a student at box elder high. I like the idea of becoming a teacher. I enjoy and also am considering teaching astronomy, earth science, or even science in general. I do struggle being confidant when I am describing things to others which is kinda a big deal sense that's a big part of the...

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Emma C. Dec 21, 2020 159 views

why should I not want to be a teacher

I'm a student a box elder high in Utah. I'm interested in the idea of teaching earth science, science in general, art maybe, but most of all astronomy! The ages I'm thinking of teaching are around 6th up till high school. teacher...


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Alex B. Nov 19, 2020 283 views

How do you begin the graduate school search as a physics major?

I am a current junior in college planning to graduate next year, and am looking for advice on how to begin the search for schools. career-path physics graduateschool gradschool application school college astronomy...


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Owen T. Nov 18, 2020 225 views

Should I take up astronomy

I have been thinking about joining the STEM community through Astronomy and Physics as a future career. From what I have heard It is a very competitive and difficult career to get. Being a scientist has been a recurring passion. It wasn't until a few days ago I have actually considered...

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Emily S. Jul 26, 2020 243 views

How do I get involved in bioastronautics?

I am a rising senior and I have always been interested in space. I was wondering how does one enter the field of bioastronautics? What kind of degree should I be getting? space astronomy college scientist bioastronautics research...


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Emily S. Jul 26, 2020 240 views

What is it like being a scientist working for a space agency?

Currently, I am looking into possibly pursuing a science degree and work at a space agency. What kind of work do you do at a space agency like NASA? astronomy space science july20 career astronomer scientist nasa...


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Jorden C. Apr 30, 2020 192 views

How do you become a astronaut /piloting spacecraft?

I have always been interested in space and going to space....


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Marina G. Jan 20, 2018 367 views

Will I make a difference by working as a scientist in NASA?

In a male dominated fields such as NASA, I want to be a leader in this area. I feel working in space exploration will help solve many of the problems on earth by discovery of new resources and providing greater world security. I want to be part of the future in exploring new world...

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M K. Apr 06, 2019 326 views

How can I find internships in astrophysics research i am a CSE engineering student?

I want to become an astrophysicist and would like to find internships to pursue during summers while out of college. Also any other kinds of physics research would be nice as well. I am presently enrolled into Engineering (CSE) 2nd year but I always wanted to be an astrophysist , due to various...

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Sael S. Mar 31, 2019 217 views

I need to do an Interview to an astronomer

If you are an astronomer please send me a message by whatsapp: (removed by an admin)...


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Ria F. Mar 18, 2019 235 views

What is a typical day when working as an astrophysicist?

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Mary O. Sep 05, 2018 346 views

What is a day in the life of an astronomer involve?

What does an astronomer as a daily routine. Like an astronomer that looks up at the stars. astronomy science...


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Ahlyia L. Aug 27, 2018 858 views

What are ways to increase your changes of being accepted to four year colleges, despite being from a low income area?

Another question I have is how can I stand out to colleges while being from a low income area that, to me, seems to limit my opportunities? I have had personal experiences losing great opportunities due to where I am from. college high-school low-income-area workforce steam stem science...

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Amberly S. Aug 27, 2018 415 views

Is space exploration a foreseeable sight within the near future?

Space exploration has always fascinated me, but space exploration, or at least chatter pertaining to space exploration, has dulled immeasurably in the past few years. Have we given up on manned space expeditions? astronomy space nasa physics...


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Najla K. Aug 26, 2018 367 views

For someone who doesn’t know what they want or expect from their future, what advice can you give?

I’ve never really had a professional interest in subjects. Yes, I enjoy leaning about the unknown so astronomy and marine biology would seem too of my list but, is that what is meant for me? Though I enjoy the subject, I’m not sure if that’s the path I should be taking. undecided astronomy...

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Hanana F. Aug 10, 2018 450 views

Educationally, what do astronauts really need to know?

Becoming an astronaut is really challenging. Sometimes it really makes me confused about what an astronaut needs to know, I know they need to be physically fit, meet the requirements for some tests, and other; but, what do they need to really study and train? astronaut astrophysics...

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Nikita D. Aug 08, 2018 464 views

How do I become a part of the space industry?

Hi. I am a computer engineer from India. I have always wanted to make a career in astronomy/space. I am aware there are basically two paths: The phd path through which I become an astronomer but working in academia doesn't attract me so much, I am also aware that there aren't many positions...

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