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Suggested topics for Papers

The following is a list of potential topics that you could use for your end of term presentation. It is not an all-inclusive list. Feel free to come up with your own.

  • Star Formation
  • Stellar Evolution
  • Interior of Stars
  • Stellar Atmospheres
  • The Sun
  • The Interstellar Medium
  • Remnants of Stars
  • Planets
    • Terrestrial Planets
    • Giant Planets
    • Other bodies in the solar system (i.e. commets, Kuiper Belt Objects, astroids, etc.)
  • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Quasars
  • Groups and Clusters of Galaxies
  • Gamma Ray Bursts
  • Binary Systems
  • Telescopes
    • Gravitational Wave Detectors
    • Neutrino Telescopes
    • Cherenkov Telescopes
    • Optical Telescopes
    • Radio Telesopes