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 2005 Guy Blaylock
MWF 12:20-1:10
Has 134
Spring 2004 Jennie Traschen
MWF 9:05
Has 134
Spring 2003 Jennie Traschen
MWF 9:05
Has 134
Spring 2002 Jennie Traschen
MWF 12:20
Has 134
Fall 2000 Jennie Traschen
MWF 12:20
Hasbrouck 134