Course Outline F2010 Physics 180

Course Outline F2010 Physics 180 - Physics 180 Space, Time...

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Physics 180 Fall 2010 Physics 180 Space, Time and Matter Course Outline Fall 2010 Calendar Description: A nonmathematical, conceptual look at physics, beginning with the idea of space and time, continuing with the historical development of Newtonian mechanics of celestial motion, electricity and magnetism, ether and light, Einstein's special and general theories of relativity, quantum mechanics, matter and antimatter, cosmology and the big bang. 3 credits; Restriction: Not open to students in a Physics program. Not open to students who have taken PHYS 200 Course Website Via WebCT: http://www.mcgill.ca/mycourses/ Instructor: Prof. Paul W. Wiseman Physics Office: ERB Rm. 410 phone: 398-6524 Chemistry Office: Otto Maass Rm. 218 phone: 398-5354 Timetable: Monday, Wednesday 1:05 - 2:25 PM (Friday Dec. 3 1:05-2:25 PM) Location: Room 112, Rutherford Physics Building Books: Required The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality (Paperback) By Brian Greene Ordered for the McGill Bookstore (or purchase online)
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