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    Math relevant to Nanotechnology

    Hello, I'm a student at UIUC and am wondering what sort of math subjects (or courses if you happen to go here) would be relevant to the field of nanotechnology. Thanks!
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    Need a book to prepare for my Calculus 3 class

    Ahoy, Next semester I am taking Calc 3 and I would like to prepair over the summer so that it is not so daunting. If anyone can suggest a "...For Dummies" type book which would give me good examples and equations along with ample example problems that would be great. P.S. I already know...
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    Need a book to prepare for my Special Relativity class

    Hello, Next semester I will be taking a class in Special Relativity through UIUC. Its only a 200 level course titled Relativity and math applications but I would really like to go in with a base. If anyone could give me some book suggestions which would contain practice problems and the like but...
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    Physics Why would oil companies hire physicists?

    Because its much easier to teach a physicist geology than a geologist physics. Geophysicists use very accurate measurements in variations in the gravitational field close to the surface of the earth to find pockets of oil and natural gas (because both of these have different densities than the...
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    Nuclear vs. Other Sustainable Energy

    What about thorium reactors?
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    Nuclear vs. Other Sustainable Energy

    I'm a freshman at UofI and am in engineering physics and we're given the option to take an elective option which is basically like getting a degree in physics with an emphasis on a specific area. Since I kind of want to go into sustainable/renewable energy I was wondering if I should take a...