what is the physics all about?

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what is the physics all about?
« on: 30/01/2011 11:18:04 »
I just love physics and basically think that it is nothing than understending the world with a language of math and the main thing is its interpretation.
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what is the physics all about?
« Reply #1 on: 30/01/2011 13:14:26 »
If physics were what you say, you couldn't do anything else than study a book of physics written by someone else, that is, you wouldn't be able to *make* physics at all. Unfortunately a lot of times physics is taught without making the student realize what physics really is.

Physics comes from a fortunate combination of deep understanding of previous things, creativity, intuition and will. This allow to construct, that is, to *invent* a theory, which will then be tested, first mathematically and then experimentally. If it works, it becomes "physics".