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Orbyts has supported more than 100 research projects with schools. Every project is unique to the researcher-school partnership. Below are examples of some of the ground-breaking research projects that have been undertaken by our partner schools in previous years.
You can browse through these below or use the search bar to find specific topics.
How well do we Forecast the Aurora?
A project by students from SRRC College and Dr Michaela Mooney
How does Jupiter Produce such Powerful Northern Lights?
A project by students from St Gilgens school and Dr William Dunn
Mapping Accelerated Electrons Throughout a Solar Flare
A project by students from St Marys School, M. Stores and S. Killey
By students from NUAST, Nottingham High School & Dr. S. Grafton Waters
Alpha-synuclein and Parkinson’s Disease
By students from King Henry School, Dr. Cruz Rodriguez & L. Cruz Rodriguez
Image credit: ZKateryna Kon / Shutterstock
Trajectories of Charged Particles in the Jovian Magnetic Field
By students from Kings Maths School, Dr. Dimitris Millas & Prof. N. Achilleos
How Different are Jupiter’s Ultraviolet and X-ray Aurorae?
A project by students from Cantell School and Affelia WIbisono
Mathematical Description of Plasmonic Enhancements in High Harmonic Generation
By students from Newham Collegiate 6th Form, Dr. A. Bray & Dr. C. Hofmann
Searching for Carbon III and Lyman-A in High Redshift Galaxies at z~2-4
A project by students from Banbridge Academy (NI) and Mark Cunningham
Location and Orientation of Saturn’s Bow Shock Using Cassini Data
A project by students from Stellar Academy (Malaysia) and Matt Cheng
What is the Relationship Between the Martian Surface and Plasma Environment
A project by students from Oasis Shirley Park and Catherine Regan
Studying Formaldehyde Using a Quantum Mechanical Spectroscopic Model
A project by students from Parmiters School and Ryan Brady
Cometary ORBYTS – Analysing Comet Tails from Earth
By students from Marymount Girls and Holy Cross Schools and Qasim Afghan
Image credit: Zixuan Lin.
Which exoplanets should we observe with future space-missions?
By students from Highams Park School, Cynthia Ho & Hannah Osborne
Predicting Geomagnetic Storm Times using Machine Learning
By students from Cramlington Learning Village, Kendra Gilmore & Vishal Singh
Predissociation Broadening of Sulfur Monodeuteride
By students from Kingsmead School Enfield & Oleksiy Smola
Classifying Killer Electrons in the Van Allen Belts
Image credit: JHU/APL
By students from St. Mary's Catholic School, Shannon Killey & Morgan Stores
Studying Dark Jets from the Sun
Image credit: NASA
By students from Wembley High Tech. College, N. Ngampoopun & T. Mihailescu
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