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Careers in Physics. M. Billing Director of Operations. Astronomy/Astrophysics Classical Physics Low Temperature Physics Plasma Physics Quantum Physics Atomic & Solid State Physics Relativistic Physics. Stars, Galaxies, Cosmos Light, Heat, Motion, Electricity, Magnetism

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    1. Careers in Physics M. Billing Director of Operations Ithaca High School Career Day

    2. Astronomy/Astrophysics Classical Physics Low Temperature Physics Plasma Physics Quantum Physics Atomic & Solid State Physics Relativistic Physics Stars, Galaxies, Cosmos Light, Heat, Motion, Electricity, Magnetism Superconductivity Discharge tubes, Fusion Lasers, LED's, Fiber Optics, Quantum Dots Material Science, Semiconductors, Surface Physics, Nanotechnology Stars, Cosmology, Particle Physics Branches of Physics Physics is the study of the nature of matter and the way that it reacts with its surroundings. <-Smaller Larger-> Ithaca High School Career Day

    3. Macromolecular “Biology” Accelerator Physics Nuclear Physics High Energy Particle Physics Virus crystallography Particle Accelerators, RF Devices, X-ray Nuclei, Fission, Radiation Therapy Subatomic Physics, Quarks, Tomography Branches of Physics Physics is the study of the nature of matter and the way that it reacts with its surroundings. <-Smaller Larger-> Ithaca High School Career Day

    4. Quick Tour of Some Professions Astronomer / Astrophysicist Ithaca High School Career Day

    5. Quick Tour of Some Professions Engineering: Electrical, Chemical, Ceramic, Mechanical, Industrial, etc. Cornell Big Red and the RoboRoos from University of Queensland, Australia, after Big Red defeated the RoboRoos by a score of 1-0 in overtime to win the 2003 World Championship in Padua, Italy. Ithaca High School Career Day

    6. Quick Tour of Some Professions Material Scientist / Low Temperature Scientist Ithaca High School Career Day

    7. Quick Tour of Some Professions Plasma Physicist Magnetohydrodynamics Ithaca High School Career Day

    8. Quick Tour of Some Professions Macromolecular Biologist Ithaca High School Career Day

    9. Quick Tour of Some Professions Atomic Physicist Nanotechnologist Ithaca High School Career Day

    10. Quick Tour of Some Professions Particle Accelerator Physicist Ithaca High School Career Day

    11. Quick Tour of Some Professions Nuclear Physicist Nuclear Medicine Tomography Ithaca High School Career Day

    12. Quick Tour of Some Professions High Energy Particle Physicist Ithaca High School Career Day

    13. Subdivisions within Physics • Theoretical - creates theories and models • Experimental - observes & measureseffects • Research - creates knowledge • Applied - engineers solutions to future problems • Academic - teaches & performs scholarly research • Industrial - creates practical products • Managerial - oversees research or engineering Ithaca High School Career Day

    14. Conclusions from the Quick Tour • Some Basic Conclusions about a Physics Education • Learn Underlying Principles & Concepts of Physics • Learn How to Apply these to a Wide Variety of Problems • Learn to View Problems as a Generalist • Able to Crossover Between Different Disciplines of Study • Physicists Tend to be Employed as Persons with Many Skills Ithaca High School Career Day

    15. Educational Levels in Physics • (High School preparation) • Mathematics, natural sciences • Bachelors Degree (4-5 years) • BA or BS in Physics, BS in Engineering Physics • Vector calculus, differential equations, chemistry; Physics: mechanics, E&M, optics, quantum, thermodynamics • Masters Degree (typically 2 years) - MS in Physics • Advanced math; Physics: advanced levels of above + solid state, particle theory, nuclear, plasma, astrophysics, … • Doctors Degree (typically 3-5 years) - PhD in Physics • Research & write a doctoral thesis Ithaca High School Career Day

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    29. More Information Found: http://www.aip.org/statistics/trends/phystrends.htm Ithaca High School Career Day

    30. My Experiences: First Indications • Always was asking: How does this or that work? • Not afraid to ask questions • Liked to solve puzzles, create things • Looked for ways to learn about science or math • Looked things up in library, Read, Drew sketches, Thought about different ideas, (Search Web) Ithaca High School Career Day

    31. My Experiences: Middle School & High School • Enjoyed science: Especially chemistry & physics • Enjoyed science exhibits or museums • Wanted to learn more, to visualize • Liked to do science projects • Became good at math • Began with solving math puzzles • Problem solving, geometry, trig • Enjoyed reading books about science • Not “science texts,” but books that allowed me to “see” the science and its applications Ithaca High School Career Day

    32. Additional Useful Information for Physics as a Career http://www.physics.cornell.edu/physics/undergradstudies/majors.menu.html http://www.aip.org/education.html http://www.aps.org/jobs/index.cfm http://www.aps.org/educ/program.cfm http://www.aip.org/statistics/trends/phystrends.htm Ithaca High School Career Day