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I'm a 28 year old CPA auditor from Indianapolis, Indiana. I graduated from Ball State University with my bachelors in accounting and in finance. I'm currently taking CICS courses at Indiana University.

 

I enjoy mathematics, but also enjoy other areas of science as well. I play guitar and I follow a band called ween around a ton. I enjoy music a little too much.

 

I have a silly little blog I maintain in which I write about happenings in music, mostly to keep my friends informed.

 

http://www.demonsweat.com/

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I feel completely dumb on this forum...wow!!! Anyway, I'm just a pilot...I love all areas of science, but I have very little knowledge of science compared to you all. Just a gal trying to learn a thing or two... :cool:

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hello,

 

I'm a PhD candidate in chemical engineering from China. I'm fascinated by adsorption science and technology since that is the subject of my PhD research. But I have interest in the other areas of science, too.

 

I like to play basketball, badminton, pingpong and bowling in my spare time.

 

Happy to join this forum and discuss things with you guys.

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When I checked the dates of the last 3-4 posts, I was amazed to find that they were posted months apart, but on the same day of every month... ...until I realised the board dates are American!

 

Anyway...

 

I'm from Sweden, first of all. Turning 25 in August.

 

I'm really a bit too "balanced" to excel at anything in particular. I tend to be pretty good at most things, but not great at anything.

A "jack of all trades, master of none" if you will...

 

My weak point is math. It just don't think it's that fun. I'm a very practical person.

My strong point is my ability to visualise things. I can "see" forces and flows and things like that.

 

Although I'll study mechanical engineering next year and onwards, I don't plan to work in the field once I'm done. I guess I'm a bit odd in that regard.

I really want a job where I make just enough money to get by, and instead have plenty of free time to pursue my own diverse interests. An engineering job would probably require me to take problems home with me after work, and I wouldn't want my free time wasted like that. And I could and would never sign any confidentiality agreement (except when it comes to personal security such as not telling people where how the alarm system works in the store I work, or for personal integrity, say in medical professions), so most or all engineering jobs are out of the question on the basis of that alone.

I like teaching, so that's an option. That's also something I know I'm good at - making people understand more complicated things than they thought themselves capable of. Nothing gives me greater satisfaction!

 

My dream for the future is to have a nice big wooden house in the country, with a few acres of farmland to grow my own potatoes, carrots, cabbage and things like that. Maybe strawberries. Then another piece of land where I'd build a huge greenhouse for cucumbers, tomatoes and spices. In addition to that, I'd want a small piece of forest adjacent to the rest of the land I own. A flat grass field of an acre or two would also be nice, for any future kids to play around on.

Finally, a huge garden with trees, bushes, hedges, flowers and "water features", and gravel walking paths. Maybe another smaller walk-in greenhouse in the garden.

 

That place would serve as my recharger! My home is where i regain any strength lost in the daily grind. My free time is extremely valuable to me.

 

I'm an atheist, and generally opposed to any beliefs in the supernatural.

I'm also a socialist with a passion for equality in all areas.

Now, I've had many a political discussion with US citizens, and they generally have very distorted opinions on what socialism is. Most equate it to the falsely self-labelled socialist and communist dictatorships of the Soviet Union in the past and China (sorry hierarch - I have nothing against the people!) and North Korea (for example) in the present.

 

I love etymology! I don't know why, but I do.

 

I'm also both too lazy and too honest for my own good.

 

Well, that's enough for now... I've probably typed three times as much as anyone else...

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Hello, I'm Julia. I'm currently studying social work in Melbourne, Australia. I'm interested in psychology and biology.

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Vector Calculus is wrong ;)

:S!!!

 

How is that?

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Hi, i'm a 22 year old post grad student studying a MA(Electrical Engineering). My main interest is but not exclusively with physic's and any form of computer sciences. I've been absolutely hooked on this forum's seen finding it yesterday some great mind's here i'm really looking forward to some great reads.

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ooo...didn't know this was here. Hi, I'm mediocre. I just handed in my thesis (PhD in chemistry) and stumbled on this forum while desperately looking for stuff to do. Looks like some cool threads are to be found here. I like chemistry (obviously), space, music (classical or satriani/malmsteen), sci fi, science in general and (if I'm avoiding work) lots of mindless television. Pleased to meet you all :)

 

MM

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I thought for any new members that we have, it might be nice to introduce yourself. feel free to do so here :)

 

Just found this place.

 

I'm Jason, a secondary school (age 11 to 16) science teacher from England with a background in microbiology.

 

Jason

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Which part of the country do you teach, out of interest?

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Which part of the country do you teach, out of interest?

 

Sussex

 

 

Jason

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wow! I was thinking of doing microbiology as a job!

 

Any particular field/area? Or just a general thought?

Jason

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No just a general thought. Then I had changed my mind into doing chemical engineering, and that's where I am now!

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No just a general thought. Then I had changed my mind into doing chemical engineering, and that's where I am now!

 

Fair enough. :)

 

I worked in a hospital lab for several years before becoming bored and deciding to retrain.

 

Best thing I ever did.

 

Jason

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Hi, i'm tazc a new member. I have just started studing science on a whole, but will be moving on to human biology with a career move.

I have been reading through the site for a few days and think your all mad!! but its been fun so i will be reading some more.

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HELLO

I'm a wee studenty type from Belfast, Northern Ireland. I'm not even at Uni yet but I aim to work in genetics so I thought I had better start reading up online : )

I spend all my money drinking expensive coffee in cafe's across the UK.

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Hi all!

 

I'm Rachel from MA. I came across this site today and ended up liking it a lot- good job folks! Anyways, I have a great interest in science, and would someday like to become an astronaut. I have a wide range of hobbies including dance, surfing, photography, writing, and astronomy.

 

Just wanted to say hello and thank you for providing an awesome forum on the greatest subject of all- Science!

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is mathematics science? if not then i would consider mathematics the greatest subject of all instead of science. thats the whole reason i joined this forum

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I dont think mathematics is science, but it is certainly an integral part of it. I find math interesting, but my ability to do it is somewhat limited. ;)

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everyone has limits ;). its just that pple are bounded above and below by certain points. u never explained what ur limit point is? hehe.

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this feels like alchoholic's anoymous, not that i have ever attended.....(im tempted to make a joke about 'scienceaholics' but i will retain myself)

 

Im ed as you may have guessed, im from a town in england called northwich and proud of it.

 

Im currently 15 but have a good general knowlage of science and am most interested in physics. I am also a 'scienaholic' or a 'knowlageaholic'.

 

I am sometimes sarcastic but its all meant in good humour so dont take anything i say too seriously :), im a nice person really.....

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