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As an astrophysics major, what are you currently doing in life?

I'm a high school student interested in the field and am wondering where I might end up C: All countries of residency welcome!...

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Active Feb 27 at 08:06

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What can I do with an Astrophysics dilopma?

I am interested in becoming an astrophysicist, however I do not know what kind of job I can do. #astronomy...

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Active Jul 26 '17 at 16:20

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Marina Dunn | Undergraduate Research Assistant at Steward Observatory Radio Astronomy ... Hi Minh, There is definitely a large variety of careers you ...

How can I improve my chances of being accepted into graduate school for Theoretical Astrophysics?

I am a high school senior, graduating in a few weeks. I am entering a four-year college this fall, double-majoring in Physics and Astronomy. My ultimate goal is to earn a PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics. #phd #astrophysics...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:25

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What computer programming language(s) and/or computing environments are most critical for theoretical astrophysicists?

I am a senior in high school and will graduate from high school in a few weeks. This fall, I start college and will double-major in physics and astronomy. My ultimate goal is to earn a PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics. While an undergraduate, it is imperative for me to gain computer...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:25

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Posted by Carter W.’s Avatar Carter W.
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Jeff Sloan | Software engineer - firmware Retired Hi Carter! Wow! Ambitious, focused and clear-headed! Your plans are awesome! ...

What skills do I have to posses if I want to major in physics?

Physics is a very interesting field of science and very challenging. But, besides advanced math what else does this field require me to qualify for? #majors #physic...

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Active Aug 10 at 16:46

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Any recomendations for Astronomy/Astrophysics colleges?

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Active Sep 11 at 00:31

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What is the best way to get a job at NASA?

I am planning on majoring in Astronomy and Astrophysics in college and I would like to know the best way to get a job at NASA. #astronomy #astrophysics...

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Active Jul 18 at 16:22

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What is the job outlook like for astronomers? Astrophysicists?

The University I plan on attending this fall has an Astronomy and Astrophysics program. I've always been interested in space, and like math, so was considering majoring in it. The only thing putting me off from deciding on this major is that I'm concerned about job prospects. I know a lot of...

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Michael DePietro’s Avatar Vernon Turner’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:20

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Michael DePietro | Medical Director- Respiratory at AstraZeneca I will defer to others regarding the specific job prospects for ...

What are my career options if I major in atronomy? What kind of options do I have regarding careers and availabity/growth/wages?

It is no secret that I have a passion for astronomy. From the research I have bee reading, there are no jobs available for astronomers and they make terrible money. I want to be able to take care of myself but also have my dream job. Not everybody gets to do what they love in the long run, but...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:11

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Pran Mukherjee | System Software Engineer at Akamai Technologies As someone who once worked in astronomy and no longer does, ...

Going to college when you don't have much money.

I am in college for networking and I really want to go into astrophysics. Its a big change and yes it will be hard but I have the passion for for. I need to know if there is any way I can get this going. Im 22 and I am very curious about the universe and why I am here. I believe i can put in a...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:00

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Ross Chesnick | Operations Manager at uAspire Hi Cassandra, There are typically financial aid options for situations like ...

How to enter/help develop Space Industry?

Hi, Thanks for clicking on the question link. I am not sure what to do and would like to hear some anonymous advice. Who am I? Someone who has dreamed about whats in outer space, but currently, I am a College student who will be graduating this semester with a B.S. Degree in Economics...

#astrophysics #engineering #economics #business #space-planning

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Ethan Case, PE, LEED AP’s Avatar Harikrishna Patadiya’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:02

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Ethan Case, PE, LEED AP | Mechanical Engineer at M-E Engineers, Inc. I can probably add to the above answers, as I almost ...

Is it better to attend a smaller or larger university?

I am interested in pursuing astrophysics and computer science. The colleges I'm looking at with appealing programs in those fields range from CalTech to Penn State. If it does come down to a decision, what is your opinion on larger vs. smaller institutions? The former tends to have better...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:39

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I want to become an Astronomer for ISRO. Working for ISRO was my lifetime achievement. What are all the qualifications should i need to become a part of ISRO?

I'm studying 9th standard. I'm very much interested to become an Astronomer. #science #physics #astrophysics...

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Active Aug 13 '17 at 14:32

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suraj nayak | Student at Visvesvaraya Technological University ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) at Bangalore is the lead Centre for ...

Why is it hard to find an affordable college or university that offers an undergraduate astrophysics program?

I'm a senior in high school who wants to major in astrophysics and work in that field. The only colleges/universities that I can find that offer Astrophysics are really really expensive and I don't want to pay off loans for the rest of my life. #stem #women-in-stem...

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Active Dec 07 '17 at 13:10

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Lori Brown | Facilities Integrity Engineer at ExxonMobil Hi Kendralyn! From a quick look around, it appears that most ...

how do I become an astronomer?

I've always loved learning about stars, planets, black holes, gravitational waves, galaxies, any space stuff. but is this a practical career in any way? besides working for NASA, what viable paths are there for a degree in astronomy or astrophysics? is this something i should relegate simply to...

#astrophysics #astronaut #astronomy #astronautics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:47

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sumeet sutar | Works at Dell international services Hi, You could become an amateur astronomer by buying a good ...

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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Active Aug 13 at 04:14

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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist Thanks for asking this. I worked on the space side of ...

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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Active Aug 27 at 09:26

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Is astrophysics a good career field to try to enter in the 21st century?

I am very interested in astrophysics but I am afraid that after I receive my degree in it that I will be unable to find employment. #astrophysics #career #career-path...

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Active Mar 28 at 00:35

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential That is a very good question? From my years in Human ...

What are good astrophysics schools?

I want to go to a college that will help me get the best education in astrophysics, and I’ve been having trouble finding schools that would be good to study this. #astrophysics #college-selection #astronomy #career...

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Natalie Fein, MSeD, NCC, DCC’s Avatar Greg Roelofs’s Avatar manish tank’s Avatar
Active Mar 31 at 00:29

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Natalie Fein, MSeD, NCC, DCC | Nationally Certified Counselor Hi Anthony, I have a great resource for you, http://www.collegesource.org/search/criteria.asp, that ...

What happens in the daily life of a physicist?

I want to major in physics and want to know what to expect. #physics #astronomy...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:45

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How can I find internships to get ahead in astrophysics research?

I want to become an astrophysicist and would like to find internships to pursue during summers while out of school. Also any other kinds of physics research would be nice as well. #physics #astrophysics #science...

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Active Apr 21 at 11:27

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Research opportunities for physics/astronomy?

What kind of jobs can I get into after college that will allow me to research astrophysics/astronomy? I don't want to teach, I'd rather research and publish scientific papers. #astrophysics #science #physics #research...

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Active Apr 21 at 11:28

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Greg Roelofs | Software engineer, data infrastructure at LinkedIn That's kind of the dream for a lot of grad students, ...

My dream is to become an Astronaut and fly on the ISS. What are some routes and majors that will help me achieve my dream?

There are many different way to become a Astronaut, like through the military or engineering. However, I love the sciences and have always wanted to become a scientist and an astronomer. What are possible ways to reach the cosmos and travel to the ISS and beyond? #science #scientist #biomedical...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:05

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Posted by Sophie T.’s Avatar Sophie T.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Sophie, The first step to being an astronaut is getting ...

I was planning on majoring in Astrophysics in college with a PhD, but the college I was planning on attending does not offer astrophysics as a major. However, they offer physics as a major and have astrophysics as a minor. Is it the same?

I am asking this question because it will ultimately determine my future. I was planning on majoring in astrophysics because I find the subject matter simply fascinating. The reason why I have my heart set on this particular college is because I was planning on obtaining a double major, a...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Aleksandr Pevzner | Skillful Neuroscientist - Enterprising Researcher Hi Braden, I'm a bit confused by your question, but I ...

How long does it take to get a PHD or Doctorate in the sciences?

I love to learn and wish to receive the highest level of research education as possible. I also love to travel around the world so I was curious about how long each degree would require #science #astronomy #astrophysics #science-phd...

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Alana Lynch’s Avatar Christopher McCubbin’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:05

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Alana Lynch | Software Engineer in Test at Sqrrl It completely depends on how you approach it. A bachelor's degree ...

What jobs are available to Theoretical Astrophysicists and where are they most commonly located?

I am a high school senior, and will attend a four-year college starting in the fall with declared majors in Physics and Astronomy. My ultimate goal is to earn a PhD in Theoretical Astrophysics. Rather than performing research, per se, I like to think and to be around those who have the...

#space #science #phd #astrophysics #physics #theoretical

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Pran Mukherjee’s Avatar Benjamin Larson’s Avatar
Active Feb 20 at 10:02

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Posted by Carter W.’s Avatar Carter W.
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Pran Mukherjee | System Software Engineer at Akamai Technologies The short answer is, "There aren't any." NASA funding has steadily ...

What does it take to be an astrophysicist?

For example, what type of education and classes get you there? What type of interests or ambitions signal a path towards an astrophysical career? I am asking this question because I have a huge interest for medicine but astrophysics at the same time. I am having quite a bit of conflict on...

#astrophysics #science #education #math #undecided

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:58

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Leslie Finger | Ph.D. Student in Political Science at Harvard University I actually think there is a lot of overlap in what ...

What are the requirements for becoming an astronaut

I am a student and want to become an astronaut. #engineering #science #physics #astronomy #astrophysics #astronaut...

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar John Vu’s Avatar VGG-Consulting (Vesselin Gueorguiev)’s Avatar
Active Aug 20 '17 at 19:36

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Posted by Prabhash B.’s Avatar Prabhash B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi! It is good to hear that you have such high ...

What types of pathways and experiences in Aerospace/Astronautical Engineering can you assist with?

this is the field that I am going into and I know I as well as others would rather get the main information i need as quickly as possible. #college #science #aerospace #astrophysics...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Posted by Antonio M.’s Avatar Antonio M.
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Vernon Turner | Independent Writing and Editing Professional Good for you. This is one area in the U.S. that ...

What would be the best space study program in college?

To go to a college that matches my interest. #science #physician #physics #scientist #astronomy #astrophysics...

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Active Jan 25 at 15:26

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Posted by Chase B.’s Avatar Chase B.
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Laura Colombel | Healthcare Industry Strategist/Healthcare SMEs/Analytics & Research Chase, Look at schools with majors in Physics or Astronomy. You ...
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