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I will say that I voted to close this question, although I do not remember why. I think it was because it was an engineering question (most likely) or too broad. But I can tell you for sure I did not think "Ah a question about MR imaging...this must be about engineering." I think there are many topics on this site that could be great physics questions as ...


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I think the basic issue here is that (as Lewis Carroll remarked) "the thing" and "the name of the thing" are two things, not one. The thing named "Medical Physics" is in reality a branch of engineering: the mission statement of the European Federation of Medical Physicists (quoted from Wikipedia) is: Medical Physicists will contribute to maintaining and ...


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I'm generally a big supporter of engineering questions when they are about the underlying physics. This one is a bit of a unique case though. There were 2 votes to close as "too broad," and two votes to close as "engineering." I could have been swayed either way and I distinctly remember thinking "Well, if I'm wrong on it being engineering, I would still ...


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