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In the physical sciences of the 2,823 doctorates awarded 1,917 were awarded to men, 906 were awarded to women and there were only 45 Hispanic or Latino women in that group.
In the decade ending in 2024, 73 percent of STEM job growth will be in computer occupations, but only 3 percent will be in the physical sciences and 3 percent in the life sciences.
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PHYSICAL SCIENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of physical science for English Language Learners
: an area of science that deals with materials that are not alive and the ways in which nonliving things work
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