This book comprehensively covers paper and grant proposal writing, and also discusses oral and poster presentations. NEWS information about available instruments is available here. Nevertheless, if you plan to continue on the academic route into graduate school and perhaps beyond, I think it will be a well-worn resource for you.
Grading will be based on all of the bulletized items above. Alley has written other similarly useful books entitled The Craft of Editing and The Craft of Scientific Presentations that are also worthwhile reads. If you submit multiple different proposals use numbers to differentiate e.
To clarify the TBS deadline system: For technical information, and proposal instructions and a fillable cover sheet, see the ARO proposal web page. TBS requests made within the day limit that require an instrument change or any sizable intervention by Mtn.
Requests are due 21 days before the first night of a TBS block if there are multiple contiguous nights available on a telescope. Only in cases of multiple requests to use the same time and facilities will TBS requests be forwarded to the Associate Director for a decision.
Extra credit may be given to those who point out politely and tactfully errors of grammar or spelling in communications emanating from the course instructor. Using an older version of the templates will result in your proposal not being processed by the automated account. For more information, follow the link to "Proposal Information" on the right.
The course text is Hofmann, Scientific Writing and Communication, Keep names to less than 30 characters and do not use special characters or spaces in the filenames; - revised proposals are accepted up until the deadline.
You may consult the Caltech course reserves list for this term for availability of the materials above. Richard Boyle rboyle as. This book has a website with some excerpts but if you buy the book you will learn that it is a completely digestable short text that covers the relevant points.
Make sure to download the current LaTeX2e proposal template v1. It is geared towards writing about research so is probably less useful for those of you planning "popular level" papers.The Journal, Upstate Lake Living and The Journal Limited on the Web: Daily, local, national and international news coverage from the newspaper, breaking news updates.
Example styles include research proposals, topical reviews, professional journal manuscripts, critiques, and articles for popular magazines such as Astronomy or Sky and Telescope. Each student will adopt one of these formats in consultation with the course instructor and write an original piece.
Proposal Queue Status As proposals are submitted, they are verified and imported into the proposal database. Time Allocation Committee The NOAO Time Allocation Committee (TAC) meets semi-annually to advise the NOAO Director on the allocation of telescope time.
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Scienti c Justi cation Be sure to include overall signi cance to astronomy. For standard proposals limit text to one page with gures, captions and references on no more than two additional pages.
Michael Langman Professors Chaboyer and Thorstensen Astro 1 5/17/ Final Project Proposal I have chosen the route of the citizen science project for my final. Writing E ective Telescope Proposals C.J.
Salter, NAIC, Arecibo Observatory, HC3 BoxArecibo, PR 1 Introduction A telescope proposal is e ectively your \visa application" to use any of the largest telescopes.Download