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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
At the suggestion of Shahil, I'm starting this thread as a general guidance thread for prospective engineers. Some...
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I am interested in starting this discussion in imitation of Zappers fine forum on becoming a physicist, although i...
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OK, I've seen this question, or various incarnation of it, being asked several times on here. People with various...
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So You Want To Be A Physicist Written by ZapperZ Table of Contents Introduction: The motivation for creating the...
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Greg Bernhardt
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I'm working on a mathematics paper, and I'm wondering if anyone can tell me what criteria are required to get...
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do these exist outside of industry (in say, government, etc where you dont have to work for a boss) if you get a MS or...
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what do you think will happen to their salaries in the future? I don't think the average American has the will nor the...
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I applied to Concordia University and Mcgill University in Montreal, Quebec. I already got an acceptance letter from...
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If someone has written a paper on physics (e.g. like Einstein, papers on Relativity) and wants to publish it what to...
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I really enjoy physics and I've always (well maybe not always) wanted to become a physicist but i kind of changed my...
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T.O.E Dream
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Hi everyone... I just turned 19 and I am a sophomore in college, soon to be junior. I have always been interested...
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Recently I switched into physics from biochemistry after taking first semester of junior EM. Anyway I am graduating...
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I'm in the final year of my undergraduate studies and now I'm writing my final year report. In my thesis, there're...
Mar15-09 01:00 PM
Vanadium 50
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What does it take to become a U.S. patent clerk? I will have an engineering physics degree. Is the pay decent? Right...
Mar15-09 08:05 AM
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you see i love quantum physics its a new discovery for me but i dont know i just get it. it amazes and baffles me( as...
Mar14-09 11:23 PM
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Recently, I seem to have been stricken by a learning bug. I have just been craving knowledge of all sorts. I...
Mar14-09 10:15 PM
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What branches in math do you really need for all types of physics (classical, quantum, and relativistic)?
Mar14-09 06:51 PM
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Hi everyone, First, I'll apologize if this is posted in the wrong forum; I couldn't see any more fitting...
Mar14-09 01:25 PM
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I've just been accepted to both my first and second choice universities as an engineering student. One of them...
Mar13-09 05:13 PM
Nick M
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Hello all. I am a senior undergraduate Physics concentrator at Brown U and I have just heard back from the grad...
Mar13-09 04:33 PM
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What's up yall. So let me explain a bit. I'm currently not taking any College classes. But I've been self-studying. I...
Mar13-09 11:58 AM
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I know roughly what Computational Astrophysics is but if someone would like to explain it in depth it would be...
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Hello again guys. The summer is coming up and for most of my friends this means sitting around and eating Haagen...
Mar13-09 07:13 AM
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There have been some controversial statements and subsequent discussion in the press and PF lately about the ability...
Mar13-09 05:02 AM
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Hi, I just finished up a Complex Analysis course last term and, though I'm no physics major, I thought Quantum...
Mar13-09 01:52 AM
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Hi all, I'm a graduating senior and I'm interested in covering and recovering mathematics to the calculus level. I've...
Mar12-09 11:20 PM
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Hi all, I'm currently enrolled on a four year MSc course at Durham University in the U.K. Instead of completing...
Mar12-09 07:02 PM
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hi, please do a favour by posting the links of video lectures on mathematical methods for physics, i got one elegant...
Mar12-09 02:14 PM
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Hi, I am taking an electrodynamics course. The text book we are ussing is Introduction to electrodynamics by...
Mar12-09 01:15 PM
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I am making a webpage on self-study references for cosmology, relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles and...
Mar11-09 11:57 PM
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I have been accepted to University of my choosing to study Computer Engineering. However, since I applied I've already...
Mar11-09 08:46 PM
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Hey, What undergrad marks do you usually need to get into whatever you need to do to become a High School Teacher?...
Mar11-09 01:56 PM
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Hi all, I've applied to about 10 Physics internship programs (8 REU's, DoE's SULI, and NASA's USRP), and I haven't...
Mar11-09 12:26 AM
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I came into my university with lots of units (but I still can't graduate early because courses are only offered...
Mar10-09 09:03 PM
Tom Mattson
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Hi, Does anyone know anything about this school? I'm thinking about applying there, but I'm not sure what kind of...
Mar10-09 06:32 PM
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How important is making money with regards to your career goals? For me it is a low prioity. I enjoy mathematics so...
Mar10-09 05:18 PM
flying fish
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which courses would you recommend a math major to take beyond the major requirements? I feel like 2 semesters in...
Mar10-09 05:02 PM
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Hi all, The title is kind of straight forward, but let me add you a few background. I am majoring in mathematics...
Mar10-09 03:32 PM
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I am quickly approaching graduation this Spring with a bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics and a minor in Math...
Mar10-09 02:14 PM
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I was just accepted as a transfer to University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Washington-Seattle, and Drexel...
Mar10-09 01:45 PM
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Hi i'm studying maths, further maths, physics and chemistry A levels and I was just wondering which of them are the...
Mar10-09 08:59 AM
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Hey, I am currently planning on majoring in chemistry, but I am obsessed with physics as well. The school I plan on...
Mar10-09 07:51 AM
George Jones
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Hey all, I'm in the process of pushing for a good graduate student lounge (in a physics department) at my...
Mar9-09 09:33 PM
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Any suggestions? I'm finishing up my B.S. at UC Berkeley and I'm still looking around for a good grad school and...
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