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    Nutrition is enjoyable and easy to study, it's essentially four blowoff credits.

    I love physics, but is difficult and time consuming.

    Neurobiology is interesting as well.

    Each branch of science essentially has pros/cons.
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    Mine is Marine Biology. Just because I find the different marine eco-systems pretty interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Turtle View Post
    Mine is Marine Biology. Just because I find the different marine eco-systems pretty interesting.
    I was starting to really get in to that when I was about 10 years old. I was looking in to taking scuba lessons and studying oceanography to be like Jaque Cousteau. That was in the mid 1970s. Then, one hot summer day I went to the movies to see Jaws
    Sudden change of plans hahahaha!

    I still love the ocean, go surfing when I can. But, I was scared of it for a few months at age 10 thanks to that movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoSwitch View Post
    I was starting to really get in to that when I was about 10 years old. I was looking in to taking scuba lessons and studying oceanography to be like Jaque Cousteau. That was in the mid 1970s. Then, one hot summer day I went to the movies to see Jaws
    Sudden change of plans hahahaha!

    I still love the ocean, go surfing when I can. But, I was scared of it for a few months at age 10 thanks to that movie.
    Haha It's still pretty cool though. My dad scuba dives as a hobby and studied marine biology so I guess I get some of it from him

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    Physics for sure. It's what governs our entire universe, I find it awe inspiring.

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    Astronomy
    and Archaeology

    Our civilization likes to think we're on some straight line of progress from cavemen to today lasting roughly 15,000 years but recent findings show that we have had major catastrophes that wiped out prior high civilizations, going back easily 20,000 to perhaps 50,000+ years.
    The trouble is that academia is very slow to accept any new model. Occidental errors and old assumptions are still painting a decrepidly short-sighted view of things; one established by British academics over 60 years ago. The wikipedia pages on the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, for example, are terribly inconclusive and often contradictory!
    Yet evidence at sites such as Gibekli Tepe and Yamagui show evidence of late Ice-Age construction and tremendous astronomical and navigation sophistication. Atlantis was likely a very real place destroyed by flooding; Socrates wrote about it quite a bit. The Egyptians repeatedly wrote of their traditions being based on a prior 'super-civilazation' destroyed in a flood. The Greeks salvaged what they could of it and adopted ancient Egyptian ways while Rome burned down the Library of Alexandria.

    Astronomy is so central to our progress as conscious beings yet people rarely if ever take the time to look up and wonder (or at least talk about it). Just in the last 30 years our understanding of the size and makeup of the universe has doubled or tripled. It's an amazing time to be alive!

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    Physics and chemistry, the two that have to do with skating
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    I changed my mind. Robotics (I think that counts) I've finally decided what career I want to go into and robotics is it. There are so many opportunities to improve our lives with robots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Notas Goodis View Post
    Astronomy
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    Atlantis was likely a very real place destroyed by flooding; Socrates wrote about it quite a bit. The Egyptians repeatedly wrote of their traditions being based on a prior 'super-civilazation' destroyed in a flood. The Greeks salvaged what they could of it and adopted ancient Egyptian ways while Rome burned down the Library of Alexandria.
    They were so advanced, yet couldn't out think global flooding, build some floating cities, or live under water?

    I do agree that it is possible that previous advanced civilizations could have been as advanced as we are, existed here billions of years ago, then got wiped out leaving no trace.

    Just look at our current method of record storage in a paperless society. Would an alien or future humanoid be able to read and understand binary code from a flash drive assuming they found one in tact? I'm not so sure they wouldn't just think it was some piece of ancient jewelry or something. We could have a solar flare scorch us from total existence and the planet might be just as barren as Mars afterwards.

    Nobody knows how the hell folks thousands of years ago built this..


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    Animal biology for me, especially when it involves studying their behavior. I've always been an animal lover and when I took biology online, that was the only part of it I actually passed the first time around haha. It's nice to see the freedom these wild animals have (especially birds) and it's just really cool to watch them do whatever. If I can't find some job involving music, I'm gonna try going into zoology.

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    Kinesiology, the study of body movement. Which is part of the reason I got back into skating.

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    Physics was my most fun high school class. I liked it so much that I even took AP Physics.

    Then, college physics just fucked me over. Yes, the prof was one of the most respected, reputable physicists on the university's staff, but it was a very different pace of what I was used to learning.

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    Weird Science?

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    Phrenology
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    AstroPhysics and Quantum Physics are my faves
    Above the lakes, above the vales,
    The mountains and the woods, the clouds, the seas,
    Beyond the sun, beyond the ether,
    Beyond the confines of the starry spheres,
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    I like Astrophysics and a lot of theoretical physics. I've got a decent amount of stuff on hyperspace, super string theory (yeah, I realize that goes with hyperspace) some books on astronomy and tons of stuff by Carl Sagan, Roger Penrose's latest book which is on Conformal Cyclic Cosmology (which I openly admit to understanding very little about, definitely a rough book. Anybody who can explain the difference between CCC and any of the plethora of other oscillating Universe theories feel free to help me!) and I picked up a book by Einstein, but it's less to do with physics and more to do with his philosophical and religious views (and yes, I also know that his view of God wasn't a Judeo-Christian belief and was more in line with Spinoza's "God".) The science section needs to expand more. We need an area for the major branches where people can discuss things more freely and help others with things they might not get.

    Edit: I'm also into some Murray Gell-Mann, and I've got a book by Dick Feynmann on QED I need to get through. Too bad I've got a stack of books next to my couch and I'm still in the middle of another book! Also, I'm a member of the Planetary Society and get the Planetary Report a few times a year. Always funny to get something in the mail from Bill Nye the Science Guy.
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    I just recently found "The Tao of Physics" in a free box. I'm thinking about reading it again although I also found Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" too so I'm up in the air right now.


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