Here’s something fun for the day from NASA’s Europa Mission: Can you tell the difference between Europa and frying pans?
There are many reasons students pick a major. One factor that seems to matter for future success is picking something you really want to study. For more on this, see this article If Students are Smart, They Will Major in What They Love from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
And welcome to my blog for undergrad Astrophysics students. I hope you have a productive and fulfilling semester!
This blog will be your source for announcements about the major, opportunities for research or scholarships, advice and tips for navigating our program while staying sane, and for breaking news from the astronomy and physics worlds.
A fun site you might enjoy is NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. This site publishes a new (and beautiful) astronomical photo each day, along with commentary from a professional astronomer.