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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22


PHYS 31.03 Research Methods in 21st Century Astronomy in South Africa

This course will introduce students to research methods used within astronomy, as well as to the cutting-edge research conducted in South Africa and its impact on South African society.  Students will be introduced to modern  tools used by astronomers, with an emphasis on hands-on practice using Python for scientific analyses. From guest lecturers and site visits, students will learn about science and society in South Africa.  Offered as part of the Astronomy FSP.

Instructor

Chaboyer, Hickox, Newton

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