Research Papers in Physics and Astronomy


Date of this Version

September 1988


Published in PHYSICS TODAY / SEPTEMBER 1988. Copyright 2002 EBSCO Publishing. Used by permission.


Physics is the world view espoused by the community of people called physicists. Some of them use a common facility with many other physicists to increase the cost-effectiveness of the facility. The life style of such physicists shares many features with a wide variety of professions that use very expensive equipment. For example, personal time schedule of the equipment as much for television producers as for cyclotron physicists.

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