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National Astronomy & Ionosphere Ctr/Arecibo Observatory REU, Cornell University

Primary Institution: Cornell University
Affiliation: National Astronomy & Ionosphere Ctr/Arecibo Observatory
City: Arecibo
State: PR
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Geophysics
Electrical Engineering
Description: The National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (NAIC) is a national research facility. The Arecibo Observatory is the world's largest radio/radar telescope, with a 1,000-ft. diameter spherical reflector. NAIC is operated by Cornell University under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.  Research is conducted in the areas of radio and radar astronomy and atmospheric sciences.

Student participants must be undergraduates enrolled in Fall 2006 in a bachelor degree program (part-time or full-time), and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Student responsibilities include participation in research projects such as searches for pulsars, studies of galaxies, giant stars, or the interstellar medium, investigations of the ionized portions of the Earth's atmosphere, mapping planets or other members of the solar system, or in development projects for instrumentation or software.
Stipend: $1,600/mo
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/06/2006
Job Website: http://www.naic.edu/about/summer/reu2006.htm
Additional Information: Application materials can be found at the listed URL.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Jill Morrison
Cornell University
NAIC, 504 Space Sciences Bldg
Ithaca, NY 14853-6801
Email: jtm14@cornell.edu
Phone: 607-255-3735
Fax: 607-255-8803
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