Is Cambridge good for astronomy? The Institute houses several telescopes on its site. Although some scientific work is done with the telescopes, they are mostly used for public observing and astronomical societies. The poor weather and light-pollution in Cambridge makes most modern astronomy difficult.
Does Cambridge University have an observatory? Located on the campus of Cambridge University the Insitute of Astronomy boasts a number of large aperture telescopes including the incredible Northumberland Refactor which is 20 feet long!
Does Cambridge University teach astronomy? The Institute of Astronomy offers the opportunity to study for the PhD degree. Projects may be exclusively theoretical or observational but many combine aspects of both. Many projects incorporate aspects of Data Science including machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Where can I study astronomy in India?
- Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital.
- Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore.
- Indian Institute of Science Education and Research.
- Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.