A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

PHYS 212: Modern Physics  

Exploration of the implications of Special Relativity using the Lorentz transformation and conceptual introduction to General Relativity. Elementary quantum mechanics using the Schrödinger equation applied to atoms, molecules, solids, nuclei, and elementary particles. 2 lecture hours/week.

Prerequisite: PHYS 152.  Liberal Arts 

Useful Information

Class Time    MWF 11:05 AM-12:10 PM
Location         P-212
Instructor     Dr. Yuly 

"In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite."

 Paul Dirac


Topics:         Guest Lecturer:         
   Supermassive Black Holes     Josh
Gravity Waves Nick
Big Bang Theory Tyler
Dark Energy/Mass Colin
String Theory David
Quantum Computing Victoria
Semiconductors Keith
Lasers Ethan
Superconductors Mark
Bose-Einstein Condensates Garrett
Higgs Boson Jenna
Nuclear Island of Stability Ian
Neutrino Oscillations Andrew
Holography Lynn


Image from:  http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dirac.gif.   This image was published not later than 1933 in conjunction with the Nobel Prize in Physics.  A search of the US Copyright renewals shows no record of copyright renewal, as would be required to extend copyright protection beyond the year 1961.