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Difference between a Theoretical Physicist and an Astrophysicist? 
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Mar1911, 07:40 AM

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What are the difference? What does each one specialize in? I've tried looking on google but I can't really find anything that explains exactly what they do.



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Mar1911, 08:20 AM

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A theoretical physicist deals with theories of physics. An astrophysicists deals with the physics of astronomy. They can specialize in any number of different subtopics within those two fields.



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Mar2111, 04:29 PM

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Theoretical Physics rationalizes physics through mathematical problems and abstractions to explain natural phenomea. Astrophysics deals with physics of the universe. Hope that helps.



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