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Simon Hodges

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Hi, I'm Simon

I have always possessed a tremendous thirst for knowledge, and am passionate in my pursuit of it. I believe there are always new fields of study to explore and ideas to engage one`s imagination - I suppose one could say that I simply love learning. I believe it is of the utmost importance that the student tries to understand the mathematical ideas and/or physical concepts behind the topics they are studying - to picture the problem or situation in one`s imagination often helps one appreciate what one is trying to accomplish, and gives one a much better understanding of what is involved in solving problems and achieving success. This approach of getting inside a subject has stood me in good stead throughout my academic career, and still forms the cornerstone of my continued quest for facts to fire my imagination.

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PhD Stellar Astrophysics (2005 - 2011)

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MPhys Physics with Astrophysics - 1st (2000 - 2005)

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Asked by Audrey

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How do P-waves and S-waves differ?
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Primary P-waves arrive at a seismic detector first. They are longitudinal in nature, which means the vibrations act along the direction of motion of...Learn more

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Why does the earth spin?
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The solar system (as we know it) formed from a disc of material which was set spinning around it centre as it gradually coalesced under gravity. As ...Learn more