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Astrophysics and Planetary Science Research Program


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Description:
Up to eight undergraduate Research Assistantships to join a vibrant research community at Cornell's Department of Astronomy and the Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science.

Students will work on individual research projects with Cornell faculty and research staff on a wide range of topics in planetary science, solar system exploration, astrobiology, exoplanets, radio, infrared and radar astronomy, and related theoretical topics as well as astronomical instrumentation. Students interested in computer science and engineering are also encouraged to apply.

In addition to conducting individual research projects, students will also participate in a series of group activities including lectures, roundtables and workshops. Students will also participate in a geology tour of the Finger Lakes area and a trip to New York City to the American Museum of Natural History.


Application Deadline: 2/3/2020

Program Dates: 6/1/2020 - 8/7/2020

Participating Institution(s):
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Cornell University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Astronomy & Astrophysics

Keywords:
Cosmology
Exobiology
Exoplanets
Galactic and Interstellar science
Gravitational Radiation
Planetary Atmospheres
Planetary Geology
Planetary Science
Space Sciences
Star formation

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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