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2018-2019 Catalogue 
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PHYS 10300 - Physics Revolutions

Course Credit: 1
PHYSICS REVOLUTIONS. Designed for non-science majors, this course explores how physics has revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. Revolutions include the unification of the terrestrial and the celestial in Newton’s Mechanics; of electricity, magnetism and light in Maxwell’s Eletromagnetism; of space and time in Einstein’s Theory of Relativity; of particles and waves in Quantum Mechanics. No mathematics beyond high school algebra is assumed. Three hours per week. Annually. Spring. [MNS, Q]