Many undergraduate students run into a wall as they near graduation. They need to decide what to do with their new degree. Thankfully, the physics major is rich with options. Physics majors can branch out in many directions including engineering, research, and education just as a few examples. Physics majors are trained to think […]Read more "What can you do with a Physics Degree?"
Modern Physics is full of interesting and important ideas. These concepts are apparent in many aspects of our lives, such as the observed speed difference when two cars pass each other in opposite directions, black items (such as shirts) are warmer in light than white items, and burglary alarms. These effects are due to relativity, […]Read more "Three Essential Concepts of Modern Physics"
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Have you ever wondered how objects such as speakers and automatic doors work? Here, you’ll see that they have an underlying component that is based off of ideas from special relativity.Read more "2 Minute Physics: Electromagnetism"
“Did you understand her talk? Ok, good. Because I didn’t either” – An environmental chemist after a research presentation from a biochemist. Scientific communication between scientists can be much more difficult than you’d think. Even if scientists are in the same general field, it can be difficult for them to communicate across the different disciplines. […]Read more "5 Ways to Improve Scientific Communication Skills"
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Introducing the two writers, Alexis and ShaneRead more "A Timely Intro"