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Physics Looking for a career in physics and/or astronomy

  1. Jul 18, 2010 #1
    Hello friends,

    I am a graduate from University of Houston in computer science field. I am looking for a career shift and need guidance of how I can do it.

    I have no idea why I chose computer science as my career. But in the last 2 years my love for physics has increased.

    Is it possible to shift career at this age (24). Or is there a way I can get into this field using my skills in computer science?

    I have some basic knowledge of physics and astronomy.

    Any advice or guidance would be really helpful.

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  4. Jul 18, 2010 #3
    Thanks for the immediate reply. I have read that thread and it has solved one problem.

    I think I can't shift my career. Not atleast now. I don't have the money to study again and the knowledge either.

    So can I use my computer science skills to atleast support physicists, or work in astronomy. Like web development and software applications for these fields. if so where can I apply?

    I could not find the answer for these in the link above.

    Thanks in advance.
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