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Physicists: Investigate, Understand, Innovate!

What do Physicists do? They investigate the world around them in order to understand how things work and then they use their knowledge to innovate.

What Careers do Physicists have? Physicists have a wide range of career options. From education to medicine to public policy to rocket science, physicists use their skills at investigating, understanding and innovating to follow their passions and make a difference in their communities.

Where do Physicists Work? They are investigating solar neutrinos deep underground and creating innovative ways to diagnose and treat cancer in hospitals. They advise government agencies on the scientific principles behind policies and develop new devices to create "green energy" in remote areas of the planet.

Investigate these pages to understand what physicists do and how you can use your physics skills and knowledge to pursue your passions in life!