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  • noun

Synonyms for physics

the science of matter and energy and their interactions

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the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something

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The view that seems to me to reconcile the materialistic tendency of psychology with the anti-materialistic tendency of physics is the view of William James and the American new realists, according to which the "stuff" of the world is neither mental nor material, but a "neutral stuff," out of which both are constructed.
Affery, woman,' said Mr Flintwinch, with a friendly grin on his expressive countenance, 'if you ever have a dream of this sort again, it'll be a sign of your being in want of physic.
Williams, to retire after many decades of providing quality medical physics services to his surrounding community.
Think Physics will seek to address the national shortage of STEM skills in the region and UK by inspiring more young people to take up these subjects at university.
The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation announces the opening of online nominations for the next Fundamental Physics Prize and New Horizons in Physics Prize .
It describes the work of 15 women who use physics to solve medical mysteries, discover planets, research new materials, and more.
The 27th International Physics Congress", organized jointly by Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency and Turkish Physical Society, will be held under the auspices of Istanbul University between September 14-17, 2010.
Smolin works at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, a think tank in Ontario; his book The Trouble With Physics combines a pungent critique of the regnant views in theoretical physics with a broader meditation on how science works, or fails to work.
In 1930, just 15 percent of 18-year-olds had taken physics.
Since then, his eighth-graders have scored higher on AP physics tests than many high school seniors across the nation.
The books--Not Even Wrong (2006, Basic Books) by mathematician Peter Woit of Columbia University and The Trouble with Physics (2006, Houghton Mifflin) by theoretical physicist Lee Smolin of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario--assail string theory as sketchy, ambiguous, and untestable.
Czech Republic), Valkarova (Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics, Czech Republic), and Valenta (Institute of Physics, Czech Republic) were drawn from a July 2005 conference reviewing key topics in elementary particle physics and astroparticle physics.
Department of Commerce NIST Physics Laboratory and Center for Neutron Research, and U.
These students were learning introductory physics using Alan Van Heuvelen's Overview, Case Study Method (Van Heuvelen, 1991) that emphasizes conceptual learning and involves small group learning with step-sequenced materials involving explicit stepwise guidance with verbal and visual representations.
The committee in part felt that physics required too much math for freshmen, which is untrue, according to physics Nobel Prize winner Leon Lederman, who is also a resident scholar at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.
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