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    Re: Physics degrees and navigation
    From: John Huth
    Date: 2010 Feb 15, 07:43 -0500
    Yup, I have a PhD in physics.   

    In my freshman seminar, "primitive navigation", each year, I end up recruiting 3-4 students who become concentrators in physics or astronomy - so there's clearly some resonance phenomenon going on. 

    On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 1:52 AM, Paul Saffo <psaffo@mac.com> wrote:
    I promise to keep an open mind, and not assume that the physicists need the rest of us to talk slowly so they can understand! ;-)


    On Feb 14, at , James N Wilson wrote:


    I've had students from many professions, but no physicists. That I know
    of. Lawyers were the worst, complaining about the method of presentation.
    Doctors varied, some being demanding, but others really wanting to learn.
    But for the most part, I never knew my students' backgrounds, and it
    really didn't matter.

    Jim Wilson
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