Physics is the study of matter, energy and their interaction. Essentially it is about asking the fundamental questions about our world and the universe and trying to answer them through experiments and observations. Questions like:

  • How did the universe begin?
  • What are the basic building blocks of matter?
  • It has allowed the development of mobile phones, GPS, DVD players, fibre optics, cameras, cars, radiotherapy and much more.

Skills Developed

  • Problem solving
  • Analysing
  • Researching
  • Numeracy
  • Team work
  • Organising
  • IT skills
  • Literacy
  • Scientific literacy

Famous people who have used Physics to get ahead in life include: Brian Cox, Elon Musk, Angela Merkel, Marie Curie and Albert Einstein.

Jobs Connected To Physics

  • Researcher
  • Civil engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electronic engineer
  • Nuclear physicist
  • Radiographer
  • Astronomer
  • Particle physics
  • Technician
  • Teacher