• Corpus ID: 119291300

So you want to be a professional astronomer

  title={So you want to be a professional astronomer},
  author={Duncan A. Forbes},
  journal={The Mercury},
  • D. Forbes
  • Published 14 May 2008
  • Physics
  • The Mercury
Exotic workplace locales, amazing discoveries, and fame (but probably not fortune) await those who persevere on the path leading to a career as a professional astronomer. So how do you join the elite ranks of professional astronomy? Here are some suggestions for how to get a job in astronomy. 

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