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How to enrol in Astronomy/Astrophysics Institutions, Career, Research Policies, Amateur Clubs, Miscellaneous
Measurements in Fundamental Physics
Large scale structure of the Universe, Big Bang, Chemical Composition in the Universe
Many Body Theory
Cluster of Galaxies, Quasers, Spiral/Elliptical Galaxies
Studies of the Sun including Sunspots, Solar Flares, Solar Neutrino Problems
Distribution of Stars [open/globular clusters etc.], Insterstellar Medium in our Galaxy
Planets, Comets, Interplanetary Medium, Satellites, Meteors, Meteorites, Space Weather
General Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Field Theory
Structure and Evolution of Stars, White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, Pulsars, Supernovae, Black Holes
Telescopes, Backend Instrumentation, CCD, Polarimeters, Spectrographs, Scientific Software