With over 200 students who've completed the Equinox and Solstice Summer Projects of 2020 and 2021, we're back to provide an exciting opportunity! This is a dynamic and exciting program that involves learning through active discussions and lectures, working on projects, networking with talented peers, learning how to write academic articles or papers, and also coming up with creative ways to present your knowledge and inferences. If you'd like to unleash your curiosity while learning in-depth about diverse domains in astrophysics, then this is the program for you!
Equinox Project Tracks
21 cm radio astrophysics and an introduction to instrumentation; Antenna theory and design.
The universe through the lens of relativity; stellar astrophysics, pulsars and more.
Analyzing the properties of variable stars, Cepheids in particular. Basics of data analysis, extraction and processing FITS files.
Pick your own project idea and receive mentorship and support from our team to pursue it! You can design a curriculum that best suits your individual research interests.