Astronomy Research Paper Topics

by Loraine Walters
Created: 15.04.2019
Updated: 17.01.2020

List of 64 Astronomy Research Paper Topics

  1. A history of astronomy
  2. A history of the Apollo missions
  3. Astronomy Now: This is the site for the magazine Astronomy Now and has articles on all kinds of stuff that has to do with astronomy.
  4. Astrophysics: Interdisciplinary views of space
  5. Beyond the Milky Way
  6. Black holes
  7. Careers in astronomy
  8. Colonization of other planets
  9. Constellations and human interpretation
  10. Controversies in astrophysics
  11. Copernicus and heliocentric models of the galaxy
  12. Cosmic Time And Distance: Parallax, Distance Scales, Cosmic Ages, Cepheid, and Hubble’s Law.
  13. Cosmology: Big Bang Theory, Dark Matter, Primordial Nucleoysnthesis, and Cosmic Microwave Background.
  14. Dark matter and dark energy
  15. Early astronomers: Ptolemy, Aristotle, Copernicus and Galileo
  16. Exoplanets: Properties, Detection Methods, Astrobiology, and Plant Formation.
  17. First contact and implications of life on other planets
  18. Fundamentals: Constellations, Gravity, Eclipses, and Relativity.
  19. Future business opportunities in space
  20. Galaxies: Galaxy Formation, Clusters Of Galaxies, Galactic Structure, and Active Galaxies.
  21. Haley’s Comet
  22. Heavenly bodies and human mythology
  23. Historical Astronomy: Philosophy Of Science, History Of Astronomy, and Archaeoastronomy.
  24. Human views of the universe
  25. Implications of the speed of light travel
  26. Instrumentation: Ultraviolet Astronomy, Gamma-Ray Astronomy, Radio Astronomy, and Telescopes.
  27. Kids Astronomy: This site makes learn about astronomy fun with games and all the information about our solar system.
  28. Life cycles of stars
  29. Manned space flight
  30. Miscellaneous Astronomy Topics: General Physics, Relativity, Quantum Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Thermo and Stat Mach, and Oscillations and Waves.
  31. NASA: The best site to find your research for you paper is the NASA website. It has accurate information because they are the experts on astronomy.
  32. Nebulae and masses of matter
  33. Newton and the Catholic church
  34. Pluto
  35. Quantum physics and astronomy
  36. Representations of space travel in Science Fiction: Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke
  37. Robotic space exploration
  38. Solar Systems: Venus, Uranus, Neptune, Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Earth, The Moon, Comets, and Asteroids.
  39. Space debris and human impact on the solar system
  40. Space Dot Com: This site has articles, webcasts, photos, and video that all have to do with astronomy. This site is easy to search for the topic that you are doing your research paper on.
  41. Space Exploration: Robotic or Human Exploration and SETI.
  42. Space weather
  43. Star Gazing: If the other sites don’t help you find what you need this site should point you in the right direction. It has list of astronomy sites that will be able to help you. And they are broken up into categories, which makes your research easier.
  44. Stars and navigation
  45. Stars: Supernovae, Stellar Evolution, Star Clusters, Neutron Stars, Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram, Brown Dwarfs, Binary Stars, Stellar Nucleosynthesis, Star Formation, White Dwarfs, Black Holes, and Gamma-Ray Burst.
  46. Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History in Time: An analysis
  47. The big band theory and the origin of the universe
  48. The effects of zero gravity on humans
  49. The future of NASA and space exploration
  50. The great crunch
  51. The Hubble telescope
  52. The implications of the moon on Earth
  53. The moon landing
  54. The origins of life on planet Earth
  55. The rings of Saturn: An analysis
  56. The sociological implications of the space shuttle Challenger disaster
  57. The space race and the Cold War
  58. The sun and its relationship to the Earth
  59. The Sun: Solar Structure, Magnetic Activity, and Space Weather.
  60. Time travel: Fiction versus theory
  61. Understanding space-time
  62. Universe Today: Universe Today is also a good site to find out more information for your research paper.
  63. Why explore space
  64. Wormholes