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Your Own Pathway to Computational Astronomy Research, Intro2Astro

Updated: Jun 21

This is an in-depth discussion of possible research pathways for astronomy with Dr. Howard Isaacson, a professor at UC Berkeley.

Welcome to the YRI blog post. How much do you know about computational astronomy and the research on this field? We have just finished a great interview with Dr. Howard Isaacson, a professor at UC Berkeley, and have had an in-depth discussion of possible research pathways for astronomy and his research course. You can listen to this Podcast episode in our Podcast page.


In this episode, we learn about computational astronomy and the impressive advancements in space technology. We have an in-depth discussion of possible research pathways for astronomy with Dr. Howard Isaacson, a professor at UC Berkeley. We also learn about Dr. Isaacson's research course, Intro2Astro, where Dr. Isaacson and his colleagues teach students an introductory astronomy research training course on how to use Python to analyze astronomy datasets. If you'd like to get involved in this course, check out their website and fill out a Google Form to sign up. Intro2Astro is completely free and accessible on YouTube and Github.


Get Involved with Intro2Astro

Intro2Astro Website: https://sites.google.com/view/intro-2-astro/home

Intro2Astro Google Form Signup: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1skpV1OPi9CDRr_26kr0SkOyE7r3z12GaeHebrmJ0XTk/viewform?edit_requested=true

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