Institute of Astronomy

Part II Essays - 2019-20

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 any candidate choosing to submit an essay should select from one of the following topics:

The Nature of Fast Radio Bursts

Where do super-solar abundance stars come from?

How many parents had our Sun?

The accretion history of the Milky Way

Massive planets around low-mass stars: a test of planet formation theories

Each candidate must inform the Course Administrator by Friday, 13 March 2020 of the essay subject he or she has chosen, and must submit the essay so as to reach the Course Administrator by Thursday, 30 April 2020.


The.Nature.of_.Fast_.Radio_.Bursts_Essay2019_20.pdf64.54 KB
Abundance.Stars_Essay2019_20.pdf57.6 KB
How.parents.had_.our_.Sun_Essay2019_20.pdf56.19 KB
The.accretion.history.of_.the_.Milky_.Way_Essay2019_20.pdf68.22 KB
Massive.planets.around.low-mass.stars_ Essay2019_20.pdf63.96 KB
Essay.Slides_Accretion_history_mw.pdf3.75 MB
Essay.Slides_Super.solar_.stars_Sun.Essay_.pdf1.3 MB
Essay.Slides_Mysterious.fast_.radio_.bursts.pdf1.48 MB
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