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Guidelines for PTYS 442/542 Class Project Presentation and Writeup
When researching the project, an excellent tool for searching through abstracts and papers is NASA's ADS service. You can search by author, title words or abstract words etc... Below the search form are some check boxes to include/exclude results from non-reviewed sources (like conference abstracts, PhD thesis etc) and reviewed sources (like journal papers). Most of these papers (at least the recent ones) are linked in PDF form from this site.
Many people are wondering what's expected of them when creating their final project report/presentation. Here are a few guidelines:
You can use the computer, transparency projector or the camera projector (for handwritten slides) to present your material. Don't take a laptop with you, put your presentation on a memory stick or CD. If this isn't possible them come a little early and we'll put the talk on my memory stick.Structure the talk much like your report:
The background image is of Phoebe, a moon of Saturn. It was acquired by the Cassini spacecraft in June of 2004. See here for the original image and more info.