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Question About a Potential Career in Astronomy

Question: Hi, my name is Adam. I am 21 years of age, and want to study in astronomer. I just recently started taking classes at a local community college. I haven’t been in school for a few years. Do I … Continue reading

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Interested in a Career as an Astronomer

Question: Hi! I am 16 years old and I am interested in being an astronomer. I was wondering if there is like a co-op or a tour or something of the job so I can see what it is like … Continue reading

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A Question About a Potential Career in Astronomy and Physics

Question: Hello I am a 39 year old high school drop out who is in the process of getting his GED as we speak I have a passion and I always have had a passion for astronomy and physics and … Continue reading

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What are an Astronomer’s Work Hours?

Question: What are typical work hours?  — Michael Answer: Well, an astronomer’s work hours are highly dependent upon what task the astronomer is working on at the moment.  For example, when we go to an observatory to conduct observations the … Continue reading

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Is a Minor in Astronomy a Good Complement to One’s Chosen Major Subject?

Question: I major in business but want to minor in astronomy is that a good choice?  — Josh Answer: I think that a minor in a science, like astronomy, can only be a plus for the work that you will … Continue reading

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A Career in Astronomy and Access to Astronomy Classes

Question: Hello. I am a college student, and I am extremely interested in astronomy. I am taking math and chemistry but my school doesn’t offer astronomy classes. Can I still get a career in astronomy with a degree in chemistry … Continue reading

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What Should a Budding Astronomer Look for in a College?

Question: Hello, I’m a senior in High School and have been planning on being an astronomer for years. I was curious as to what college may be best for an astronomy or physics degree? I have good grades but don’t … Continue reading

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What Educational Degrees Do Most Astronomers Have?

Question: Hey Jeff – I have been looking around your “Careers in Astronomy” thread and cannot seem to find this question. What is your actual degree in astronomy? I would like to know as I am about to do a … Continue reading

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Questions About a Career in Astronomy

Question: I am a 12 year old girl and I love astronomy and I would love to become an astronomer when I grow up. I know it may seem that I am too young but i’m really interested in the … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Studies in Physics

Question: I have a great interest in universe, time. What should I pursue my career after 12th. Should i go abroad if not available in india?  — Govind Answer: I think that undergraduate studies in physics and astronomy can be … Continue reading

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