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Recommendation letters for Einstein

From here: From Henri PoincarĂ©: Nov. 1911 My dear colleague, Mr Einstein is one of the most original thinkers I have ever met. In spite of his youth, he has already achieved a very honourable place among the leading savants … Continue reading

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Academic career in particle physics

Here is an interesting article on the excess of PhD students in particle physics. The numbers make the problem clear. In 2007, the year before CERN first powered up the LHC, the lab produced 142 master’s and Ph.D. theses, according … Continue reading

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