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Hey folks, I'm Greg's sister. One career many scientists do not consider is becoming a patent attorney. I've been...
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Hi everyone. I am a sophmore studying to get a bs in mechanical engineering. I am thinking about switching to civil...
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i find the study of cosmology very fascinating and now contemplating to study it. But is it a wise choice? I mean,...
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Heya. Recently, I was hired at a local software firm and have been working there for the past week and a half or...
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Hello, I've been wondering about the "branches" of physics. Can anyone please tell a bit about each of the following:...
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My job search is going poorly and I am considering returning to school to do a Ph.D.. I have an M.Sc. in condensed...
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What university is best for civil Engineering? Carleton university or university of Ottawa? I have also been accepted...
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To my delight I was just called in for an interview for a summer position at a big research institute in the UK, as a...
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I had a conversation with a friend yesterday(he's writing his diploma thesis in Comp. Engineering at the moment),...
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hi, i would like to go into mechanical engineer, im 14 and have estimated gcse results to be , a* in mathamatics, a*...
May15-13 05:05 AM
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What kind of resources does a university provide that are so important to a theoretical physicist? I pose this as a...
May14-13 11:07 PM
Choppy
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Hey there guys, Im a semi recent graduate from UCLA with a film and tv degree and fine arts degree, dbl major, and i...
May13-13 11:10 PM
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I'm currently studying a BEng (Mechanical) and was wondering about dual major options at my university. The two other...
May13-13 08:56 PM
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Hi. I'm a math major and I am considering either a CS minor or a stats minor. The question I have is how useful a...
May13-13 04:53 PM
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I am currently a year 2 uni student in University of Sydney. I want to continue my career as a physicist and work in...
May12-13 10:25 AM
StatGuy2000
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I really like all (most) fields of physics and I find it hard to choose a specialization for my master's and...
May11-13 04:04 PM
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So i started my new career last week as an entry level software developer/analyst. Something that's been bothering me...
May10-13 03:28 PM
carlgrace
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Right now I am on track to be a math and physics double major, but I just finished my freshman year, so I haven't...
May9-13 05:29 PM
Sentin3l
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Hello, I am offered a work to prepare a 3rd grade Physics work sheet. And , I am offered a payment of $20 per grade....
May9-13 05:08 AM
prasanavasan
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Hello, I'm not sure if this is the right forum, sorry if it's not! I have been called to an interview for a...
May8-13 09:07 AM
NegativeDept
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*Thread title was supposed to include the word "views" after "political." Anyway, I know that some jobs available to...
May8-13 08:30 AM
hunt_mat
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In the US, roughly 1500 PhDs are granted in Physics every year. The goal of this thread is to ascertain, by your best...
May8-13 08:11 AM
NegativeDept
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I understand this type of field can involve many different specializations, and people who work in this field often...
May8-13 02:57 AM
Devils
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I was curious of the salary of Physicists,and since most of you guys are physicists, you will provide a more......
May7-13 10:47 PM
Moneer81
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I have a 1st class Physics degree and a PhD, but I'm only earning 18,900 per year in my current computer programming...
May7-13 01:03 AM
GCarty
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Hello everyone, I am wondering what your opinions are on going to graduate school if a job search isn't working out....
May6-13 05:49 AM
hunt_mat
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I graduated from Medical school. Then wanted to pursue my career in research. I chose Immunology and I was doing PhD....
May6-13 05:41 AM
hunt_mat
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I am planning on working as a researcher and am wondering if it is possible to do any kind of entrepreneurialism with...
May5-13 09:42 AM
Locrian
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I work in a network of teacher training universities in Europe and am evaluating a science education program as my PhD...
May3-13 02:08 PM
berkeman
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Hello, I am a Spanish student and I don't know what I have to study... On the one hand i like seriously know how to...
May3-13 09:37 AM
Lavabug
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Ok so I am currently averaging 80-90% in my undergraduate course in theoretical physics in the UK, if all goes...
May3-13 12:59 AM
jk
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So Ive decided that Im going to become a physicist(a theoretical physicist , field is still undecided). I'd like to...
May2-13 11:29 PM
clope023
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Im considering a career in Theoretical Physics. In terms of jobs what opportunities would I have after my Bachelors ,...
May2-13 05:33 PM
clope023
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I'm just whining about how every technical interviewer seems to think that "Oooh, I'll ask a complicated combinatorics...
May1-13 01:01 PM
Office_Shredder
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I have completed B.E.(Honors) Aircraft Engineering and would like to become professional in Quantity Surveying, so I...
May1-13 04:17 AM
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Hello PF I am starting my life to be an astrophysicist and was wondering about how much do they get payed, i was...
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Abscissas
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I have gained a place on the graduate rotational leadership programme at a major heavy industrial company which...
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carlgrace
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I'm aware that the answer is probably yes but if so would you need to spend a lot of time catching up or is the...
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carlgrace
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Have seen in a number of posts here on PF, suggestions that people get involved in online open source projects to help...
Apr26-13 03:22 AM
Narrac
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I wanted to know what the real difference is between a major in chemistry and a major in chemical engineering. I know...
Apr26-13 12:37 AM
ikihi
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Hi all, I'm not sure if this should be here or in 'Academic Guidance' but I'm sure the mods will make that call. ...
Apr26-13 12:28 AM
mateomy
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When I chose physics as my major a few years ago I really did not think about the fact I'd have to find a job someday,...
Apr25-13 06:00 PM
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I am a civil engineering student and am about to choose a concentration. I really like both civil and mechanical...
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