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I received my B.Sc in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. I tutored students for 5+ years in fields ranging from chemistry and physics to calculus and statistical mechanics. read more

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120/hour

PhD in theoretical physics with teaching experience

After 12 years as a research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (astrophysics/dark matter), 3 years as a postdoctoral fellow at Caltech (nuclear/particle physics), and 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow at Thomas... read more

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John M.
49/hour

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My undergraduate foundations (from the University of Wisconsin at Madison) for these fields include extensive work in Philosophy, Economics, and Mathematics (including math for the physical sciences, e.g. Physics). My current... read more

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How would you define Physics in your own words?
"All science is either physics or stamp collecting."— Lord Rutherford, physicist. It follows that physics is the study of the parts of science that are not stamp collecting (he meant taxonomy). At this point I should say something about how physics is about quantifying the behavior of matter and... read more
"All science is either physics or stamp collecting."— Lord Rutherford, physicist. It follows that physics is the study of the parts of science that... read more
Andrew P.

Andrew P. answered • 12/17/18

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How would you define Physics in your own words?
Physics is the study of the most basic properties of the physical world. At the high school level, topics typically include kinematics, dynamics, eletricity & magnetism, acoustics, and optics. Other topics that are sometimes taught at the high school level include atomic and molecular physics,... read more
Physics is the study of the most basic properties of the physical world. At the high school level, topics typically include kinematics, dynamics,... read more
Marc P.

Marc P. answered • 03/02/18

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How would you define Physics in your own words?
Physics comes down to understanding and considering all the forces and effects that are 'acting on a system'; we can say that better though. Success in classroom physics is about getting familiar with the common situations used to describe specific things (friction, normal force, velocity,... read more
Physics comes down to understanding and considering all the forces and effects that are 'acting on a system'; we can say that better though.... read more
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How would you define Physics in your own words?
At its most basic level, physics is the study of how forces initiate changes in the world around us. When we first learn it, we start with Newtonian mechanics which apply to objects that humans routinely interact with--like stuff that is the size of cars, pulleys, tennis balls, light bulbs,... read more
At its most basic level, physics is the study of how forces initiate changes in the world around us. When we first learn it, we start with... read more
Answered • 03/19/18