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SAO Solar Physics REU Program


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
Scientists from the Solar and Stellar X-Ray Group (SSXG) and the Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Group (SSP) at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) will host undergraduate students from around the US. For 10 weeks these students will participate in cutting edge astronomical research about the Sun with scientific mentors and learn the skills necessary for a successful scientific career. Projects range from data analysis to computer modeling to instrument building. Special seminars will be held to increase students' public speaking and computer programming skills. Students will learn from experience about scientific research and how to apply their academic work to real-world problems. Of course, some time will be devoted to exploring Cambridge, MA and the surrounding area.


Application Deadline: 2/15/2017
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Program Dates: 6/4/2017 - 8/12/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Physics

Keywords:
Computer Modeling
Data Analysis
Fluid Dynamics
Heliophysics
Instrumentation Development
Plasma Physics
Solar Physics
Space Weather

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Defense
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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