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Caroline and William Herschel, professional astronomers.
Astronomers use scientific techniques to study the origin and make-up of stars, planets, galaxies and other celestial bodies, as well as the origin and structure of the Universe in general. Geophysicists apply physics concepts and techniques to…
Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, observatory building
If you are interested in pursuing astronomy or geophysics as a career a good starting place is to get an undergraduate degree. Undergraduate degrees in Physics with a focus on Astronomy or Geophysics topics, Earth Science, Environmental Geology,…