- What conditions are necessary for life?
- Does life exist outside of the solar system?
- Why do we need an extremely large telescope like the Giant Magellan Telescope?
- How do stars and planets form and evolve?
- What happened in the early universe?
- What do black holes look like?
- What happens to space time when cosmic objects collide?
- Why do galaxies differ so much in size, shape, composition and activity?
- What is the universe made of?
- How can astronomy improve life on earth?