Institute of Astronomy

Part II Essays

Natural Sciences Tripos Part II Astrophysics - Notice - (for previous year)

In accordance with Regulations 30 (Astrophysics) of the Natural Sciences Tripos (Statutes and Ordinances, p 404), the Director of the Institute of Astronomy gives notice that each candidate shall submit an essay on one of the following subjects:

  • Evidence for gravitational waves from inflation in the cosmic microwave back-
  • The first stars2
  • Core-collapse supernovae and their massive stellar progenitors3

Each candidate must inform the Director by Friday, 13 March 2015 of the essay subject he or she has chosen, and must submit the essay so as to reach the Director by Thursday, 30 April 2015.

Presentation slides 1, 2, 3

Advice to Students117.02 KB
Format Guide 201524.2 KB
1.Grav.waves - slides1.04 MB
2.First Stars - slides1.89 MB
3.Supernovae - slides1.97 MB
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