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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Hey folks, I'm Greg's sister. One career many scientists do not consider is becoming a patent attorney. I've been...
Jul4-14 04:21 PM
Anis767
155 144,591
Hi everyone. I am a sophmore studying to get a bs in mechanical engineering. I am thinking about switching to civil...
Aug20-14 11:11 AM
muthupandi
36 173,876
at the beginning of college some years ago, i took a part time job working in produce. i worked there through a BA and...
Jun3-11 07:51 PM
micromass
8 1,703
I have been out of high school for 3 yrs now and have taken college on and off. I work alot and find it hard to get...
Jan29-09 03:18 PM
jonathon_paul
2 1,308
Hello, I am a first year uni student and am undecided about my major. Basically, I have an interest in all sciences,...
May4-12 09:39 AM
lifter
9 3,495
I was not able to finish high school and I am expecting to start college next year. I never got the chance to sit in...
Aug30-09 12:31 AM
symbolipoint
1 5,135
This is perhaps a philosophical question, but I am trying to make the transition from engineer to scientist, and I am...
Aug27-12 05:58 PM
JakeBrodskyPE
10 2,186
In Jan 2011, I started taking some courses in UPenn for a post-baccalaureate degree. However, I got sick and...
Sep6-11 01:26 PM
micromass
1 1,382
I have almost completed a PhD in a field of computational materials science. I've kinda lost interest in it, and...
Feb11-09 08:23 AM
handsomecat
2 2,086
Sorry if this question seems incredibly ignorant. Anyway, my quick question is what is the structure of a national...
Feb14-11 08:07 PM
twofish-quant
4 1,814
In 1905, Einstein's miracle year, he published 3 ground-breaking papers on totally different areas, namely special...
Apr14-10 10:56 AM
twofish-quant
6 1,688
How do scientists/applied mathematicians interact with modelers? Do they just describe the situation and the...
Mar11-11 02:30 PM
DrWillVKN
0 745
Is it mostly trying to coming up with equations, solving them, reading etc.? Do they use computers a lot or can the...
Feb19-11 04:07 AM
twofish-quant
3 2,981
Hello, Can you guys please guide me and tell me what procedures are necessary to become a theoretical physicist?...
Nov12-13 07:26 AM
ZapperZ
3 1,584
Long story short, I flunked out of grad school for a physics PhD last year. My advisor hired me on as an employee in...
May3-12 05:21 PM
carlgrace
25 10,025
If you are not a scientist and do not have a lab yet you want to share a great idea with the world but you would like...
Jun8-14 01:23 PM
ZapperZ
3 938
I have been preparing to enter an engineering program for next year, a program that splits the first year of a real...
Oct7-13 09:27 PM
sus4
26 17,350
Many of the most fundamental physics problems that theoretical physicists work with are really cool, but they are so...
Sep2-10 02:10 PM
Zhabka
7 2,498
Every time i mention atomic science as an area of study everyone goes HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Yeah well stanton friedman...
May24-09 05:14 AM
fasterthanjoao
9 31,354
I'm at the career exploration stage of my life and currently enrolled in a Computer engineering program. Can you give...
Oct24-09 08:26 AM
tinchek
6 7,639
How do people generally go about choosing a subject to do thesis on in one's last undergraduate year (ie: year long...
Feb26-12 01:13 PM
Lavabug
2 1,711
I'm going to be choosing the topic of my masters thesis rather soon which will lay a lot of the ground work for my...
Nov2-08 05:03 PM
Locrian
8 2,738
I'm currently 17 years old, and I'm worried about choosing physics in university. Is it possible to get involved in...
Feb7-10 05:11 PM
Choppy
2 2,561
Hi, this may be quite stupid question but I have to ask... How easy is to find a job as physicist... I am...
Mar10-11 08:40 PM
Ogultan
4 961
I'm currently a phd student and am doing high energy particle physics. I am unsure about what I will do when I...
Oct29-12 03:34 PM
Doofy
2 1,464
I'm considering attending SF state to study Statistics with emphasis in Economics. However, I worry that the major...
Dec1-13 12:13 AM
MathWarrior
1 801
Hey guys, I am graduating in about a month or so. I have applied to only a few graduate schools due to financial...
May9-14 08:57 PM
jim hardy
22 1,507
I was discussing my REU applications with a professor of mine and he picked out a number of experiments, I won't name...
Jan30-12 03:35 PM
Elwin.Martin
2 1,959
Hi. I'm planning on doing a double major with psychology and mathematics. My parents are opposed to this, and they...
Mar28-12 11:48 AM
kyeohti
3 2,748
Are materials scientists and engineers in relatively high demand compared to say, electric or mechanical engineers? ...
Jul29-12 03:23 PM
Chronos
6 3,001
How hard is it to switch fields in science? For example, say you do your Ph.D. in an area of theoretical physics and...
Feb8-12 09:30 PM
twofish-quant
37 5,829
I'm 2nd year of 3 into my CompSci degree, and just (!) starting to think about employment after I graduate. I've been...
Jul21-11 07:24 AM
Adyssa
3 1,833
I'm an aerospace engineer, currently job hunting, but I'm keeping myself occupied by refreshing my memory in c++...
Jan22-08 10:40 PM
jaap de vries
9 7,205
I know the main focus of Civil Engineers are the strength of the structures. I also know that Fluid Mechanics and...
May21-12 07:11 PM
JakeBrodskyPE
2 5,083
I'm a first semester junior with a current gpa of 2.77; my organic series last year really hurt me. I believe at the...
Nov7-08 01:50 PM
Topher925
6 14,161
How important that a software engineer should type his programme without looking @ the keyboard? Im a newbie to...
Jul10-09 08:56 AM
turbo
17 2,603
It would be foolish to try and predict how employers will react -- having few job experiences, currently. So Iím here...
Jun1-11 05:07 AM
twofish-quant
29 3,155
How is Aeronautical Eng as Career? i am an under grad student of physics (major). If i get GPA 3 or 3.1 then can i...
Apr22-08 04:14 AM
SuperStringboy
2 2,503
I was curious how research in applied math is done, the reason I'm curious is because I can't seem to believe that...
May29-09 05:18 PM
Hepth
1 1,893
Lot of people asking about the jobs and salary of Astrophysics and i have also asked before. Now i ask about high...
Mar28-09 09:10 AM
Locrian
10 6,592
Hi all. I am a Math and Philosophy double major at a top 20 university. I have recently been putting a lot of thought...
Mar28-11 11:05 PM
Ben Espen
2 1,914
I heard that engineering such as software or electrical demands younger age and older one gets fired around 50... . ...
May2-10 04:33 AM
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