Astronomy is the study of the universe and the objects and phenomena within the universe. Astronomers study a variety of topics, including planets, moons, galaxies, black holes, supernovae, astro-biology, and the origin and evolution of the universe. In Astronomy 101 you can expect to learn about telescopes, space exploration, planets, moons, extrasolar planets, asteroids, meteoroids, comets and the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe. If you want an informed perspective when looking at the night sky, astronomy may be for you.
Students who decide to continue studying astronomy after graduating from Aims can choose from a variety of careers, including: