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Engaging in researchwork in Astronomy

  1. Jun 26, 2011 #1
    Recently, at our department we formed a research group in Astronomy and Astrophysics with a bunch of young enthusiastic undergraduates who are keen on engaging in research work. Since not much research work in Astrophysics being carried out in Sri Lanka, the students are bit disappointed at the moment.

    Therefore we are looking at possibilities of assisting in research work carried out in foreign countries.

    So anybody aware of such opportunities for our group to somewhat assist the scientists in major projects that are being carried out in collaboration with NASA or other projects like the KEPLER etc.
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  3. Jun 26, 2011 #2
    I don't think this is as technical as you are wanting, but it might be of interest nonetheless:
  4. Jun 27, 2011 #3
    Thanks a lot
  5. Aug 17, 2011 #4
    Keep in mind there are many ways to get astronomical data for use, most notably Sloan which has lots of star coverage, and also I believe spectrum available.

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