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September 9, 2014 AT 9:00 am

Why Did I Study Physics? #makereducation

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This charming and contemplative animated short approaches, in a personal tone, some of the questions about physics that both confound and attract students to the subject.

From The Atlantic:

In this hand-drawn animation, Brown University graduate Xiangjun Shi explains why she chose to study the science of nature—and what it taught her about herself. Shi, who also earned an animation degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, says she was drawn to physics by its simple perfection, but soon learned to see the irrational architecture of our seemingly rational universe.

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