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fishresearch

Real Research in Unexpected Places - Backyards, Barns, Bayous

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21st century science labors under the myth that good experimental science requires expensive lab facilities in a university or institutional setting.…
personaltheories1

Why Won't You Look at My New Theory?

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In any forum where science is discussed, there will always be people who have a great new personal theory and can't understand why no one else is interested…
complexscience

The Complexity of Modern Science

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Science today is incredibly complex. Anyone who ever did scientific research knows that, but many in the general public seem to be completely unaware of…
physics love

Science for Love or for Money

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When I look over the most highly cited papers and my favorite accomplishments, I am struck by the fact that most of the projects were not funded by…
oral presentation2

Oral Presentations - Addendum | Physics Career

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I'll try not to make a habit out of this, but I believe there's something to add to this chapter of the series.In Part XIV, I mentioned the APS Meetings…
physics journals2

Publishing in a Physics Journal (Addendum)

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 When I first wrote this part of the series, I wasn't quite sure if I should include this. for most people submitting to most of the physics…
physics journals

Publishing in a Physics Journal As a Physics Major

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  At this stage, you are well into your Ph.D research work, and depending on what area of physics you are in, you may already start…
lab work

Research Work and The Lab Book As a Physics Major

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  Now where were we? Oh yes! You have now started with your actual research work. You and your adviser have agreed on at least the…
research work

Initiating Research Work As a Physics Major

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  It has been a while since the last installment of this series, so let’s recap on where you are right now. You should already…
advisor research

Choosing a Research Area and an Advisor As a Physics Major

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  In the previous part, I described the trials and tribulations of going through the qualifying exam that almost all graduate physics…