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    Astrophysicists: They're Out of This World By Trinity Bair If astrophysics seems boring to you, just remember: you get to call yourself an “astrophysicist,” which is a pretty good title by itself. So what exactly is an astrophysicist? There are two main kinds. Theoretical astrophysicists are trying to understand the physical processes while observational astrophysicists test theories to explain how our universe works (academicinvest.com). Although they have their differences, astrophysicists and astronomers are quite similar. Astrophysicists, however, tend to apply physics to their work more often than not, hence the title, “astrophysicist” (curious.astro.cornell.edu). Astrophysics isn’t a new thing. In fact, astronomy and astrophysics…

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    When I was young, my father would often take me outside on cool, dark nights with a telescope twice my height and point out various stars and nebulae. I was enthralled with what I saw, but as my father’s interest dimmed and these nights grew infrequent, I began to forget about the awe space had once inspired. As I grew older, I began to foster an interest in the sciences, specifically physics and chemistry. While my decision varied from veterinarian to author and everything in between from…

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    This semester I read 6 books; QB exchange, Game Changers, Fantasy League, Game Changers Two, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, and American Sniper. Reading books in an independent manner is very important, you can learn other people’s story and life lessons. You could also become much smarter and expand your vocabulary as well as knowledge in topics that interest you, such as I did when I read Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. While reading these books, I learned even though the journeys in…

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    Neil deGrasse Tyson is an active Astrophysicist coming out of New York City where he Graduated from Bronx High School Of Science and went on to Achieve his PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia University and his BA at Harvard. Tyson later was chosen by George W. Bush twice, once in 2001 to join a twelve-member commission where he studied the Future of the US Aerospace industry and second, in 2002 to join a nine-member commission that focused on the implementation of the United States Space…

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    John Kowac Interview

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    John Kovac It’s amazing realizing where I’m sitting. Here I am right beside famous scientist John Kovac here in Wolbach Library at Harvard University. I’m astonished to see this magnificent library and I can feel the knowledge surrounding me. What’s even more impressive is that this library is mainly focused on astrophysics. As we are about to begin the interview John Kovac prepares himself my drinking a bottle of water and laying out a couple of awards he has won. What is your career? Well,…

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    Tyson is also is till this day apart of the tv show star talk that is on air every monday since April 20,2015. Born in Manhattan Neil deGrasse Tyson and his two siblings grew up in the Bronx.He was born on October 5, 1958, in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Son of Cyril deGrasse Tyson a sociologist named and Sunchita Feliciano Tyson a gerontologist.Tyson graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1976. Soon after he attended Harvard University to earn bachelor's degree in…

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    A Hero's Journey To Space

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    star it takes at least 81,000 years to get to them with our current technology. But is it possible to get faster by using the laws of relativity to bend space-time to our will or to make the journey to many possible planets that can support live like they do in science fiction stories like Star Wars or Star Trek? Will the laws of special and general relativity have limits that we can overcome? With our dying earth caused by our human mass consumption of fossil fuels are ruining our planet. We…

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    The Dawn Mission was a plan of executive’s discovery program accomplished by the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. The cameras for the Dawn were provided by Max Plank Institute for Solar System Research. The noticeable and electromagnetic planning spectrometer was backed and matched by the Italian Space Agency and built by SELEX ES with the logical control of the Organization for Space Astrophysics and Planetology of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics in Italy. The gamma…

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    cosmology and astronomy books. I had fundamental interest in Math, Science and Technology. How the world works and how people everyday are trying to innovate the world. I always found it surprising how the stars we see every night are light years away, and how black holes exist and maybe extraterrial life maybe contacting us. How we sent a man on the moon. In junior year, I took chemistry and it was honestly one of the best courses I have ever taken. Chemistry always amazed me, the labs and…

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    The hubble space telescope Imagine yourself in a world where people don't know what's in the sky or the creation of the solar system? That would be a little scary because you don't ever know what's out there in the solar system if there's a black hole or a meteorite coming for earth. But thankfully we don't have to worry about that because have the best invention ever. The invention of the Hubble telescope has contributed to the growth of space science. Edwin Hubble was born on november 20 1889…

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