Science and Math Guides

Here contains guides for all the sciences and maths. Guides are broad self help for non technical topics usually dealing with academia or career advice.

oral presentation

Oral Presentations As a Physics Major

  I mentioned earlier that there are two…

Writing a Master Degree Thesis As a Physics Major

Your First Scientific Paper Ought to be good! Structure and…
physics journals

Publishing in a Physics Journal As a Physics Major

  At this stage, you are well into your…
lab work

Research Work and The Lab Book As a Physics Major

  Now where were we? Oh yes! You have now…
advisor research

Choosing a Research Area and an Advisor As a Physics Major

  In the previous part, I described the…
grad exam

First years of Graduate School from Being a TA to the Graduate Exams

 You are now entering your first year of graduate…
other majors

Entering Physics Graduate School From Another Major

  I have decided to tackle this issue because…
publishing in journals

Guide to Publishing in Peer Reviewed Journals

From Concept to Manuscript You've done the science.  You had…
alternative careers

Alternative Careers for a Physics Graduate

  We are still discussing the final year…
physics blogs

Physics Blogs You Need to Be Reading

These are some of the best physics blogs, updated regularly,…
physics career

The US Graduate School System For Physics Majors

  We are still stuck in the discussion…
matlab errors

5 Common MATLAB Error Messages and How to Fix Them

In this Insight, I'll go over 5 common MATLAB error messages,…
before grad school

What Physics Majors Should Expect from Graduate School

 We are still discussing the final year of your…
physics grad school

Applying for Physics Graduate School

 We have now reached the final year of your undergraduate…
physics major

The Life of a Physics Major

 So far, I have covered what I believe a student…
medical physics

How to Become a Medical Physicist in 3653 Easy Steps

For many physics students, Medical Physics is that branch…
math preparations

Mathematical Preparations For a Physics Major

 Part III: Mathematical PreparationsIn most…
surviving college

Surviving the First Year of College As a Physics Major

 Part II: Surviving the First Year of CollegeThis…
Early Physics Education in High schools

Early Physics Education in High Schools For Physics Majors

So You Want to Be a Physicist: 22 Part Guide Introduction:…
ADHD studying

How I Overcame Learning Challenges That I Faced Studying Science

For the past few days, during my summer break, I have been intensively…

A Layman's Guide to: Lies, Damned Lies and Pseudoscience

It seems nowadays that we are getting swamped with science. But…

Solar Eclipse Viewing Basics

Safety Information Before attempting to view a solar eclipse:NEVER…

Physics Forums Crackpot Index and Bingo

Discussing science online can often be a frustrating experience…