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  1. Feb 27, 2016 #1
    Hello, First im gonna start with an introduction. My name is maxwell, I just turned 16 years old and a freshmen (Yes, I got held back in 7th). I have always been the kid in the back of class that just put earbuds in and get crappy grades and known to be the "Stoner" (Never smoke or drank before), I have always been called into parent conferences.. sometimes 4-6 times a month, i have taken IQ tests and such but never really thought much of it. I recently started learning physics, As in the math side (I Started 2 Days ago).. I have always known what physics is and how it works but not the actual technical part of it. I have learned in the last 2 days about the acceleration of drop from gravity and all the scientific notation with in physics. (A few examples are.. (1.86E4) = 18,600 and all that type of stuff.. Like how to add, Subtract, Multiply and divide such.)
    P.S I have been watching this guy so far - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL998613A92710000C

    Me and my close group of friend have came up with some theories on Quantum Physics and Electro Dynamics (I think thats what its called) I personal have a VERY strong interest in particle accelerators, and the way matter and time works in a whole. Tomorrow we are buying the parts to build a mini 'Particle Accelerator" in my garage and we will be recording what happeneds. We in the future are wanting to see if we can make a small object break the sound barrier.

    Enough about me.. I was wondering if anyone here has any suggestions on how one could become a Physicist in the future, And how i could leanr more and get to be hands on with in physics.

    Thank you, Maxwell.
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  3. Feb 27, 2016 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    Be advised that this site is solely for mainstream physics -- we don't permit the promotion of personal theories.

    The "actual technical part" is a pretty big deal. Without knowing that, you don't really know much physics...
  4. Feb 28, 2016 #3
    Welcome to the forum
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