Aug 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalogue 
    
2021-2022 Catalogue

PHYS 10300 - Physics Revolutions

Course Credit: 1
Maximum Credit: 0
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. [MNS, Q, QL]