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Mathematical physics

  1. May 11, 2005 #1
    I will shortly be going to edinburgh university to study either physics or mathematical physics. The main difference is that all of the experimental lab work would be replaced by specialist mathematical physics stuff. Do they have similar job prospects or is there more work in one field than the other? At the moment I am leaning towards mathematical physics cos I quite like maths.
    thanks for your help
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  3. May 11, 2005 #2


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    We call them experimentalist vs.theorist.I'm not in Scotland,so i couldn't tell u about job prospects,just that if u're familiar & at ease with mathematics,join the theorists' club.:wink: :approve:

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