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NASA/IPAC Teacher
Archive Research Program

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I've been involved in many professional development activities and this is by far the best one I've ever done

Chelen Johnson

Dust Mights/Gorjian

Dust Mights/Gorjian

The Dust Mights team will be searching for Galactic sources in the Spitzer Enhanced Imaging Products catalog which have an excess amount of infrared light and whose distances are known from Gaia observations.

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Our Participants Talk About NITARP

  • Hall

    This experience has completely changed my once shallow view of astronomy and astronomers.

  • Mccutcheon

    Being able to be physically present at Caltech and the AAS expanded the impact of this program significantly. It was in these settings, in particular, where one could see how the scientific enterprise typically works and how ideas are often shared.

  • Sartore

    Student involvement in authentic research is an idea whose time has come.