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Mathematical Physics vs Theoritical Physics

  1. Dec 5, 2006 #1
    I don't really understand the difference between the two. Can someone please highlight the differences and resemblances? Thank you in advance.
     
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  3. Dec 5, 2006 #2
    MP emphasises the maths more and may try to rigorously establish the valididty of physical theories on mathematical grounds.

    TP does not emphasis the rigorous maths and mostly tries to reconcile theory with experiment. Either finding theory to explain an observation or predict physical phenomenas that can be tested by experiment.
     
  4. Dec 5, 2006 #3

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