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Working day

Today is the day I actually work

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Blogging

Amazing presentation at the end. Been working hard on my project. Still needs more work but I believe I can finish it by Monday!

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Blast! Movie Trailer

I love this documentary on building and launching a balloon-based instrument.  Caution: the movie contains a few bad words, but I believe these are removed from the trailer.

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Day Nine brings opportunities

Today we started to begin on our projects for our presentations. I came up with a few questions, but I decided to work in a group with some friends. That way we can use each others’ data and come up with more questions for the project. We also had two speakers come in today to […]

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Useful

Today was a very useful day for me, I found out my data needed some corrections and I had to make a HUGE adjustment. We were stationed in the University Of Chicago Med school building ( I felt at home ). Sitting in the lab made me realize that in the next months I will […]

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How I Became Interested in Science

I’ve been interested in science for a very long time. When I was young I never thought of science as a subject, it was more like an adventure. In kindergarten through second grade I was taught science was discovering new things, and learning about the world. I like challenges, and adventures, and I think that’s […]

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Uchicago

What a productive day! I gain more information about the school admission. Uchicago is my dream college I want to get in. So these information is very important to me. Furthermore, we are introduced to the college bridge program. I can get a free college credit here. I will consider about applying for that. I […]

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Student Presentations – Here’s the Plan

On Tuesday, July 30, we will all meet together for final presentations.  The morning session will be held in Kersten room 206.  After a catered lunch, we will relocate to Kersten room 105. Students will make 10-minute presentations about their research. Presentations can be created using Prezi app or other format and should include the following: […]

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More and more data!

Today we collect data from each of our galaxies i have about 25 data and I’m looking forward to look at all the data together.

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Data and data

We don’t have any astronomical lessons today. All we do is continue collecting data, add more info, and take a closer look at the galaxy we pick. I’m excited for tomorrow because I heard that a personnel in admission office of this university will have a talk with us in the afternoon. I want to […]

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On the Eighth day of research, my Data gave to me….

Today we worked on our data for our projects. While I was looking through the spectra I noticed that some of the types/classes said that there was a star burst or a star forming, I also found a quasar that said broadline and went over what broadline meant with Professor York. I still have to […]

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Data Day!

Today was also another productive day with Astros. We spent time collecting data and putting it in google docs sharing our information with one another!

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