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How to become an Astrophysicist?

  1. May 31, 2013 #1
    I am currently in year 10 and my subject selections are coming up. I was wondering which subjects i need to become an Astrophysicist. PLEASE HELP!!
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  3. May 31, 2013 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Welcome to PF;
    "Astrophysics" is usually a program in University - by "year 10" do you mean at secondary school?

    [edit]At secondary level - what mathman said (below).
    The obvious stuff would be physics, general science, astronomy ...
    less obvious would be that you need all the math you can get - calc and stats minimum.
    If you have a space, I'd suggest chemistry.
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  4. May 31, 2013 #3


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    If you are in high school, take all the math and physics courses that are available.
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