PHYS 212: Modern Physics

Prerequisite: PHYS 152.  Liberal Arts 

Course Description

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.

Useful Information

Class Time    TR 12:30 – 1:20 PM
Location        P-207
Instructor     Dr. Hoffman


“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