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PHYS 1100 - Great Ideas in Physics (BPS)

BPSBreadth Physical Sciences

Descriptive introduction to the principles underlying contemporary physics. Great ideas will include relativity and quantum mechanics and such consequences and applications as the twin paradox, black holes, nuclear energy, magnetic imaging, lasers, superconductivity, and the paradox of Schrodinger’s cat. Facility with high school algebra is expected.