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We publish tips, tricks, tools and advice for students and researchers.

Advice

curated tips for students

Stack

essential resources

Interviews

in-depth talks with experts

Tools

software and websites

Interviews

“I would advise students to identify the field they really love, and not blindly follow a current „hot” topic.”
Werner RodejohannERC Group Leader - Heidelberg (Germany)
“Be aware that this is a dangerous field, where progress is slow, but if you are really interested…”
Claus KieferProfessor - Koeln (Germany)
“Pay attention to computing and statistics. They’re at least as important as QFT and GR!”
David MarshPostdoc - Perimeter Institute (Canada)
“I hadn’t realized it was so relevant to get papers published in peer-reviewed journals”
Ivo de Medeiros VarzielasPostdoc - Lisbon (Portugal)
"Do not feel that you have to follow the latest fashionable trend like a shoal of fish."
Steve F. KingProfessor - Southampton (England)
”I recall I was often questioning myself whether I was “good enough” to pursue a career…”
Michal MalinskýResearch Scientist - Prague (Czech Republic)
“Explore everything, and find out which topics or questions you are passionate about.”
Elliot NelsonPostdoc - Perimeter Institute (Canada)
”I would take away the power of decision making from people who do not do original work.”
Goran SenjanovićProfessor - ICTP (Italy)

Tools

Physics Books

discover the best textbooks and lecture notes

Physics Notes

share what you learn and organize your thoughts

Physics Travel Guide

a layered wiki for laymen, students and researchers

Physics Chat

a platform for informal discussions