Week 1— 24 october 2022
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Astronomy Picture of the Day
Purpose of the club
- Inspire STEM, astronomy, and astrophysics
- Encourage participating in the U.S.A. Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad (USAAAO)
- Develop a love for astronomy and interest in fieldwork as an astronomer
Why pursue a field in science?
It makes for a great career:
- Average salary is ~70 000 USD, and is often higher
- Work with like-minded individuals
- Make an impact on human knowledge
It allows the pursuit of knowledge and truth:
- The study of everything
- Joy of theories— what’s the truth?
- Not just everything on Earth, but beyond!