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On standards or conventions specific to physics as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field.

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We've now seen three Nobel prizes in physics awarded since the posting of this question (February 2016), and I think it's fair to say that the answer has proven to be an unequivocal 'yes'. So far … , four out of nine physics Nobel laureates have been theorists. The 2016 prize was awarded to three condensed matter theorists (Thouless, Haldane, and Kosterlitz) "for theoretical discoveries of …
answered Jul 19 by Anyon
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There are some old slides from a colloquium given by a Physical Review editor containing some relevant statistics for the year 2008. I assume it's trustworthy data, but it might be a bit outdated. The …
answered Jul 18 by Anyon
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tricks that work - dimensional analysis will take you far on the physics GRE, for example. You can also sit for the actual tests more than once, which might help with the stress levels. …
answered Sep 3 '18 by Anyon
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Since you've been admitted to what's presumably either a single institution, or a small number of institutions, it's probably more useful to try to figure out how things are handled there than what is …
answered Oct 28 '18 by Anyon
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Like with all variations of the question "is X considered cheating" the answer is that it comes down to what the professor in your current course decides, so check with them before the exam. There are …
answered Apr 27 by Anyon
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. While Reviews of Modern Physics is still printed (and thus should prefer leaving out titles for references according to the above logic), it's a unique case in many ways. One of these ways is that it …
answered Jan 12 by Anyon
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I have only published in other Physical Review journals, but I'm not sure they have a hard deadline. If there is, it's never been communicated to me anyway. As written in the comments, the best way to …
answered Nov 13 '18 by Anyon