What education or training do you need to become a PhD in physics?
You need to study enough physics to undertake research into some aspect of physics. ...
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Where do you get relevant information about opportunities to do a PhD in Physics?
For information about JRF positions in Physics, visit http://phdinphysics.blogspot.com/ ...
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What is the highest degree you can earn in a university?
The highest degree give by a university is a PhD. PhD means doctor of philosophy. But the PhD is given all subjects like science, math and physics. ...
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How many degrees do you have to have to do nuclear physics?
Nothing prevents you from working on problems in theoretical physics at home, with whatever degrees you may happen to have. If you want to be a professor of physics at a university, then you would be expected to have a PhD. ...
What universities offer PhD programs in physics in California?
I am guessing here, but MIT and Stanford comes to mind right off.
To be an astronomer what kind of education do you need?
A BS in science (Physics/Math) is minimum, an MS in Astronomy or a PHd in Astronomy is even better. ...
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How did your education or job prepare Sally Ride for her future?
She excelled in school and studied Physics, and then received a PhD in astrophysics before joining NASA. ...
What does PhD stand for?
PhD is an abbreviation for "Doctor of Philosophy" (Philosophiae Doctor). The reason for the name is historical. Most universities used to have only four majors: divinity, law, medicine, and philosophy. All other modern subjects (such as physics, English, math) were part of philosophy, and so most subjects still use PhD as their doctoral degree. To receive a PhD you first must receive a BA or BS degree (4 year undergraduate degree). You then apply for a Master's degree and then apply to be accepted...
What qualifications do you need to be an astronomer?
You need a degree in physics and mathematics. If you have a degree in chemistry, that could be very useful and also contribute to the job. If you go to college or university you could study physics, astronomy or astrophysics which teaches the physical and astronomical facts about the universe. To get an advanced qualification, you could get a doctorate in physics (PhD). ...
What does Ph.D stand for after a doctor's name?
It means they have a doctor of philosophy in some subject. If they are a doctor of medicine, it could mean they have a have an MD (doctor of medicine) and a PhD, or it could mean they are a doctor in some other subject and not a doctor of medicine. In my case I have a PhD in physics, and also an MD. So I could put the PhD after my name, but I usually don't because it would...
Qualifications required for astronomy?
Modern astronomy is a very mathematical branch of science. To become a professional astronomer you would need a degree from a university in astronomy, mathematics or physics. With a first degree you would then go on to take either a masters degree followed by a PhD or perhaps go straight on to a PhD. In preparation for an astronomy degree you should be studying (and doing well in) mathematics, physics, chemistry and possibly biology. ...