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I live in Moscow where I am studying for my Master’s degree in Physics from Lomonosov Moscow State University. I decided to take Electricity and Magnetism from MITx, because it focused on fundamental physics, the core of my studies.

The introductory video of the course and the far-reaching name of Professor Lewin impressed me a lot, so I decided to participate in 8.02x even though I had already taken the course on Electricity and Magnetism at university. And I certainly have not regretted it!

The convenience of learning on my own schedule is a big plus. Most of all, I appreciate the possibility to learn anywhere any time. This also makes people more responsible for their learning process.

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