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Astronomy and career opportunities

  1. Apr 7, 2008 #1
    Hi, i am very much interested in astronomy. I was wondering whether there were great opportunities in this career path. and what the work consisted of?

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  4. Apr 8, 2008 #3
    Thanks Laura1013 for pointing out this search feature. ;) i'm feeling a lil bit dumb here...haha

    is there a career concerning astrophysics which involves greatly biology? or maybe chemistry?!

    i don't really know what career is best for me. i just don't want to get into a monotonous job. i am looking for a very exciting scientific job. like medicine, but medicine is way beyond me in terms of finance.
  5. Apr 9, 2008 #4
    Try looking into astrobiology. It's a field that investigates the possiblity of extraterrestrial life. NASA Ames and possibly Goddard have programs in astrobiology.

    Even medicine can become monotonous although it depends on the specialty.
  6. Apr 10, 2008 #5
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