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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
I am interested in starting this discussion in imitation of Zappers fine forum on becoming a physicist, although i...
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At the suggestion of Shahil, I'm starting this thread as a general guidance thread for prospective engineers. Some...
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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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OK, I've seen this question, or various incarnation of it, being asked several times on here. People with various...
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Hi Everyone. I often surf around various forums here to gain some insight into different mathematics, so I'm not...
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What is the difference? My school only offers the technology one. It says you can still take the exams to become a...
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Hello, I just got my midterm back and kind of very disappointed. I am a Grade 12 student taking programming in C++. I...
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So my friends try to explain it to me and everytime they do, i come to the conclusion that they're the same. I just...
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I am unfamilier with the Grading System in UK. What percentage of marks does 'A' and 'A*' corrospond to in the...
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I read the course syllabus' of MIT and Harvard universities and my university. There is no difference between...
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I would like to get a higher degree in physics, but am currently a finance / math major. My performance in my physics...
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I realize this forum is mostly US focused, but i'd like to know some good european universities in physics. I'd...
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I'm majoring in computer engineering ... so I was wondering if I should double major by majoring in electrical...
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Wow... I felt like I did horribly on my SAT Physics test, but I got an 800! This doesn't really make me happy though,...
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I am a senior graduating this semester with a B.S. physics degree. Unfortunately, I have not been able to take some...
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http://www.physics.wustl.edu/~katz/scientist.html Don't Become a Scientist! Jonathan I. Katz Professor of...
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I'm about to finish my first semester of college, and due to complicated reasons, am now not receiving financial aid....
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I'm going to apply to university in the next few months, and I plan to go to Waterloo for physics or for their...
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As the title states, what is the difference between a Master of Science, and Master of Science in Engineering? ...
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It seems that there have been a lot of issues regarding the kinds of employment one can get with a physics degree (be...
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I am doing independent self study in physics. I am interested in publishing a paper containing some research I have...
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I'm intending on applying to a medical canadian university (most likely in Nova Scotia). I have 2 main questions: ...
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Alright, does everybody have that fall semester out of their system yet? It's time to stop making posts about whether...
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I was wondering if someone could give me a top ten of astrophysics programs (or less, if you are not familiar with...
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hello all. i'm considering pursuing a phd in physics. i love science and always have. i would still have to get my...
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I know I should be studying, but all I want to do is listen to music, surf the web, and watch movies. What do you...
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Hey, The time for me to start thinking about my further education has come. After looking over various Engineering...
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I just came home from a local math league, and I completely let my team down by making a mistake on what is quite...
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I kind of doubt that I have the intelligence to become a theorist but let's just pretend for a minute that I do. How...
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I seem to have grand, romanticized notions of what a physicist does during the day. If you are a physicist, I would...
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Have any of you heard of this online Linear Algebra course offered at BYU? Has anyone here taken it? I believe it's...
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what area(s) of chemistry is used in mechanical engineering, Is chemistry crucial to Mechanical Engineering and if it...
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I really do. All my friends know calculus.(or do they? I don't know for sure). Can you suggest a book or a website?...
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