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Physicist

Stress

When you are working toward a particular goal or testing a specific hypothesis and the results you're hoping for aren't coming, that can be extremely stressful. Depending on what kind of work you're doing, some employers may be more forgiving of your lack of progress than others. For example, it would be awfully hard for a boss to breathe down the neck of a theoretical physicist for taking so long to find a way to convert energy into love.

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