Research Project Basics and Topic Choice You will investigate an aspect of astronomy that you personally find fascinating. You will research the topic and write a 2-3 page paper due 3/26/2018, Research Paper Expectations Write a well-constructed analytical research paper thoroughly covering your chosen topic. You are expected to write thought-provoking ideas and questions, exploring them with sound logic, and develop with evidence, data, and detail. Whenever possible, link your topic to the topics covered in the class. Your ″personal take″ on an issue or event should not be included in the paper. The nature of this writing will be dictated by the topic you′ve chosen. Consider discussing the format of the paper with your instructor before you start writing. The paper will be due at a later date. The first step is to choose a topic and propose your paper. Choose a topic for the research project. It should be narrow enough to write a 2-3 page paper, but large enough to be able to find a good amount of information. For this assignment, do some preliminary research. Submit the following in a things to this assignment: Your topic and a brief explanation of the details/subtopics you plan on covering. A link to your first quality reference(s). Consider the following: Authority- who is writing the article Currency- how recent is the publication? Is there newer information available? Scientific Accuracy- Are they citing existing specific research? Providing concise figures and values? Objectivity/bias – Is there evidence of bias or psuedoscience? Purpose – What is the purpose of this article?