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05/06/09 Physics 13 - Fall 07 - G.R. Goldstein 1 Introduction to Modern Physics Time: Block L+ Tu/Thurs 4:30 – 5:45 Room: Anderson 112 Recitations – JT or JR (Tues/Thurs 3:00 – 3:50) Not Mandatory Room: Robinson 152 Instructor: Prof. Gary Goldstein 157 Robinson Hall 617 627-3591 Office hours: Thurs. 1:30-2:30 (subject to change) email: gary.goldstein@tufts.edu
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05/06/09 Physics 13 - Fall 07 - G.R. Goldstein 2 PHYSICS 13 MODERN PHYSICS Lecture 1 All course material will be on BlackBoard facility: http://blackboard.tufts.edu If not registered last week give me your name and Tufts email address Syllabus available on web and handout (only once) Attendance required: 3 absences allowed - otherwise provide health service note First Exam Thursday Oct.11 Second Exam to be announced Final Exam Tuesday Dec. 18 Mark your calendars
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05/06/09 Physics 13 - Fall 07 - G.R. Goldstein 3 Overview Modern Physics - an overview Welcome to the 20th Century! (and a bit of 21st) 2 Revolutions Relativity - removed humankind further from the absolute Quantum Mechanics - replaced certainty with probability Applications The Nuclear Age! - weapons, power plants Lasers - surgery, surveying, bar codes, holograms
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course PHY 13 taught by Professor Garyr.goldstein during the Fall '04 term at Tufts.

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