astroph has written 7 posts for astrobites

Links: Astro Perception Survey, Applying to Grad School

A new survey investigates social perceptions of astronomy and our sister site Chembites has an article about the grad school application process. Continue reading


UR #2: Near-Earth Objects and Hot Stars

Here’s the second installment in our series featuring undergraduate research! Continue reading

Applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

If you’re an undergraduate in your senior year intending to go to graduate school in science or just finishing up your first year (and are a US citizen, national or permanent resident), you SHOULD apply for the NSF GRFP. Read on to learn why and how. Now is a great time to start thinking about your application! Continue reading

Tell us about your undergraduate research!

Are you an undergraduate student doing research in astronomy? We want to know about it! Continue reading

UR #1: Gamma-Ray Bursts and Protostars

A couple of weeks ago we put out a call for descriptions of research being done by undergraduates, and we got a great response! Today we’re publishing the first installment. Continue reading

Applying for the NSF: Our own experiences

In this post, some of the astrobites authors share their experiences applying for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). In a previous astrobite, we discussed the application process and materials. ¬†Applications for the 2012 fellowship are now open (at¬† and the deadline for astronomy is November 15th. Ellie: My officemate at … Continue reading

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