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Undergraduate research helps Abington student ‘scope’ out career options

Nicholas Lynch's research took him to a National Science Foundation laboratory in West Virginia.
ACURA radio astronomy

Students use steerable radio telescope to study the universe

Penn State Abington students traveled to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, one of the premier study locations in the world for astronomers, last fall to collect data for their research projects. Three days in a remote West Virginia mountain town learning to use and tune enormous telescopes led to months of number crunching as part of the Abington College Undergraduate Research Activities (ACURA).