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Officially a Physics Major

  1. Mar 20, 2005 #1
    Well guys I took a look at the department website and I am now officially listed as a physics major for the class of 2008! There are twelve of us and I am one of the two females, but that'll probably double by next year.
    So just wondering, are there any secret handshakes and passwords I should be informed of? :tongue2:
     
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  3. Mar 20, 2005 #2

    Moonbear

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    LOL! Just your login for PF. :biggrin:
     
  4. Mar 20, 2005 #3

    Math Is Hard

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    Are you doing any kind of a minor or specialization in astronomy or planetary science? I always figured you go that route.
     
  5. Mar 20, 2005 #4

    Ivan Seeking

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    Yes. :cool:
     
  6. Mar 20, 2005 #5
    As of right now I'm getting an astronomy minor but plan to live in the astro department anyway, so essentially an astronomy major who happens to get a physics degree (whereas if I majored in astro I'd get the equivilancy in physics of about a BA). I was thinking it over and decided that it's probably best to get a good physics background then go to grad school for astronomy instead of actually majoring in astronomy in the beginning. There are a few more reasons but I won't bore you all with them. :wink:

    So Ivan, care to elaborate? *bats eyes a little*
     
  7. Mar 20, 2005 #6

    Ivan Seeking

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    We can't let them know about it. ...talk later. :wink:
     
  8. Mar 20, 2005 #7

    Moonbear

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    :uhh: Who, us? We'll keep the secret. I promise, I won't tell a soul!

    Now, I might know of a few soulless people I could tell...
     
  9. Mar 21, 2005 #8

    Ivan Seeking

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    Do you think I'm stupid?

    Two words: Physics Mafia
     
  10. Mar 21, 2005 #9

    dextercioby

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    A major what??:confused: Better not be a major loser ...

    :tongue2:
     
  11. Mar 21, 2005 #10

    Moonbear

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    I'm aware of the Physics Mafia. Don't worry, they won't be a problem. The family takes care of their own.

    They're the soulless ones paying me to find out the secret handshake.
     
  12. Mar 21, 2005 #11
    What? So is this how physicists get their degrees? By paying 'protection money' to the Physics Mafia and use strongarm tactics against the government to get research grants?!

    hehe, actually kinda cool concept. Do you physics mafiosos wear fedoras?
     
  13. Mar 21, 2005 #12

    Moonbear

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    Nobody reads white text, do they? :uhh: o:)
     
  14. Mar 21, 2005 #13

    Ivan Seeking

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    Yes that's true...kind of like the Mormons.
     
  15. Mar 21, 2005 #14
    Wait, physicists are Mormons?!?! :bugeye:
     
  16. Mar 21, 2005 #15
    Against the government ? We ARE the government...Physics is not just a science, it is a real way of life, a religion and a philisophy...

    La famiglia is omni sapient and omni present, we are all mutually entangeled...

    Just when you are trying to get out, we will pull you right back in :cool:

    Kindest Regards,

    Marlon,
    Capo di tutti capi,
    Siete benedetto mio figlio o:)
     
  17. Mar 22, 2005 #16

    Yup.

    Welcome to the fold Andromeda. Welcome to the fold.
     
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