Institute of Astronomy

Part II Essays: 2021-22

Natural Sciences Tripos Part II Astrophysics

In accordance with Regulations 30 (Astrophysics) of the Natural Sciences Tripos (Statutes and Ordinances, p 410 (2017)), the Director of the Institute of Astronomy gives notice that each candidate shall submit an essay on one of the following subjects:

The role of the star forming environment in regulating the formation of planetary systems

Cosmology with Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs)

Where do super-solar abundance stars come from?

Has phosphine been detected in the clouds of Venus and does it indicate the presence of life?

Each candidate must inform the Course Administrator by Friday 18 March 2022 of the essay subject he or she has chosen, and must submit the essay so as to reach the Course Administrator by Thursday 5 May 2022.




Clarke, C. PartII_essay_2021-22.pdf36.42 KB
FRB_cosmology.pdf15.03 KB
Gilmore, G. Stars Essay 21-22.pdf10.34 KB
Shorttle, O. Essay 21_22.pdf142.54 KB
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