Institute of Astronomy

Part II Essays

Natural Sciences Tripos Part II Astrophysics

In accordance with Regulations 30 (Astrophysics) of the Natural Sciences Tripos (Statutes and Ordinances, p 396), the Director of the Institute of Astronomy gives notice that each candidate shall submit an essay on one of the following subjects:

  • Shaping galaxies with AGN outflows 2  
  • Stellar distances: a fundamental building block of astrophysics 3
  • Small bodies tracing the dynamical history of the Solar System 4

Each candidate must inform the Director by Friday,  17 March 2017 of the essay subject he or she has chosen, and must submit the essay so as to reach the Director by Thursday, 4 May 2017.

Presentation slides

Essay advice for students148.7 KB
Criteria for Marking Pt II Astrophysics 2016201713.34 KB
Declaration with essay submission40.6 KB
Stars distances-2016.slides2.55 MB
2. Shaping galaxies with AGN outflows1.3 MB
All information essay 2017233.33 KB
Format guide 201763.9 KB
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