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On the practical side.

McClintock, Peter V. E. (1989) On the practical side. Nature, 338 (6211). p. 177. ISSN 1476-4687

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Physics is a fortiori an experimental subject. Take away the experiments and one is left with mathematics; and the mathematics, however beautiful, may not necessarily relate to the real universe that physicists endeavour to describe. That is why all undergraduate students of physics, even aspiring theorists, are at some stage expected to undertake laboratory experiments.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Nature
Additional Information: Review of "Experimental Physics: Modem Methods" by R. A. Dunlap, Oxford University Press, 1988, pp. 377.
Subjects: ?? qc ??
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 33014
Deposited By: Professor P. V. E. McClintock
Deposited On: 30 Apr 2010 11:20
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2018 11:57
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