History and Philosophy of Physics

   

Tuning and What it Means to Physics

Authors: Ron Bourgoin

In the 60s, the word was relevance; now it's tuning. For physics, it means striking a resonance between the world of making a profit and the preparation of physicists. The international effort is designed to solicit the input of industry in restructuring the physics curriculum. This spells trouble for physics departments.

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