Why study Physics?

 
 

WHY?

Here are a couple different views on why physics is important.
Physics is the study of the interactions between physical systems. The physicist attempts to describe the interaction with the most fundamental and general law or principle possible. As an example James Clerk Maxwell summarized all of classical electromagnetic theory into four simple equations; Maxwell’s Equations. With these relations one can understand such diverse phenomena as electric power generation, the refrigerator magnet that holds up your shopping list, the bonding of chemical elements, and why a balloon will stick to the ceiling after it has been rubbed on your sweater.
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