PHY-120: Big Bang to Black Holes

The great 20th-century revolutions in scientific thought: Einstein's Theory of Rel-ativity and Quantum Mechanics, at a level appropriate for non-science majors: Spacetime, length and time dilation, blackholes, big-bang cosmology; wave-particle duality, black hole evaporation. What constitutes a scientific theory.

Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
4
Prerequisites: 
Basic Math Skills (R1)
Corequisites: 
none
Semester(s) offered: 
Spring
GenEd: PS

Course Schedules

Semester Sec Instructor Times / Rm
Spring 2018 Guy Blaylock
MWF 1:25-2:15pm
HASA 124
Spring 2017
1
Guy Blaylock
MWF 1:25-2:15pm
HASA 124
Spring 2016
1
Guy Blaylock
MWF 1:25-2:15
HAS 134
Spring 2015 Guy Blaylock
MWF 1:25-2:15
HAS 134
Spring 2013
1
Carlo Dallapiccola
MWF 1:25-2:15
HAS 134
Spring 2012
1
Carlo Dallapiccola
MWF 1:25-2:15
HAS 134
Spring 2011
1
Lorenzo Sorbo
MWF 1:25-2:15
HASA 126
Spring 2010
1
Lorenzo Sorbo
MWF 1:25
HASA 126
Spring 2008
1
Lorenzo Sorbo
MWF 10:10
HASA 124
Spring 2006
1
Guy Blaylock
MWF 12:20-1:10
HAS 134