Archive for March, 2010

NCAA Physics Tournament

It’s been a long time since the last NRC rankings of physics departments were published, and it seems like the new rankings have been “two months away” ever since I started looking at graduate schools.  Maybe the NRC should use the NCAA Basketball Tournament to help settle some discrepancies in rankings.

With this in mind, I filled out a bracket based on the rankings of their physics departments.  You should be able to see my full bracket here.  (In the case of schools where I didn’t know about either department, I took the higher seed.)

Things to look for:

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