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Unformatted text preview: its understanding have often translated into new technologies, but also because new ideas in physics often resonate with the other sciences, mathematics and philosophy. For example, advances in the understanding of electromagnetism or nuclear physics led directly to the development of new products which have dramatically transformed modern-day society (e.g., television , computers , domestic appliances , and nuclear weapons ); advances in thermodynamics led to the development of motorized transport; and advances in mechanics inspired the development of calculus ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2010 for the course PHYSICS phys2006 taught by Professor Sheetal during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Empire State.
- Spring '09