Lecture #1 - Phys 1010 Q Lecture #1 Chapter 1 Introduction...

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Phys 1010 Q Lecture #1 Chapter 1 Introduction Myth: Physics is boring all math intimidating Reality: Physics is study of everything discovering the unknown both body of knowledge and a creative process for producing new information Therefore: To learn Physics you must DO IT YOURSELF Physics is learning about the Universe-It is all study of Matter
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The physics world view is a dynamic one. Ideas are constantly being proposed, debated, and tested against the material world. Some survive the scrutiny of the community of physicists; some don’t. The inclusion of new ideas often forces the rejection of previously accepted ones. Some firmly accepted ideas in the world view are very difficult to discard; in the long run, however, experimentation wins out over personal biases. The model of the atom as a miniature Solar System was reluctantly given up because the experimental facts just didn’t support it; It was replaced by a mathematical model that’s difficult to visualize. Step 1:
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Lecture #1 - Phys 1010 Q Lecture #1 Chapter 1 Introduction...

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