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What is PG level physics like?

  1. Jan 6, 2013 #1
    What is post graduate physics like (just asking cuz I have no Idea) Are they just long long boring integrals or is it extremely interesting (like it used to be in High school).please let me know
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  3. Jan 6, 2013 #2


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    Yes, you get plenty of those in graduate-level coursework. Pick up a copy of Jackson's E&M textbook and check out the homework problems. Or any graduate level QM textbook.

    In your actual research work, it depends on the field and whether you're a theorist or experimentalist. However, even experimentalists often have to slog through math, in order to set up or understand the calculations that they do to analyze their data.
  4. Jan 6, 2013 #3
    Doing Graduate in Physics means great interest in the subject,so only because of long long boring integrals its not so boring for a Physics Student who really wants to learn and go in Research.
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