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Help please ! Physic genius needed!Forensic Physicist!

  1. Nov 17, 2009 #1
    Hey! So basically the problem is I was put in a physics class because all the others were full! I'm terrible at it and as a result Im not a big fan of the subject! so anyway i have to write about how physics applies to the job of a forensic physicist! i know they use ballistics , blood spatter analysis and auto-accident recreation but could you tell me how they use physics in these! Thanks so much! any info appreciated!
     
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  3. Nov 17, 2009 #2

    berkeman

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    Start by reading this wikipedia intro article about forensics:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forensics

    They mention forensic engineering as one of the specialties, but not forensic physics per se. Probably pretty close as a practical matter.
     
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