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Physics 140 Lecture 1 Introduction Jan. 18, 2012 1 Saturday, January 21, 12
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Announcements 2 1) Check out the updated course web site: http://physics.rutgers.edu/ugrad/140/ You’ll fnd all oF the course inFormation there: syllabus (soon) lecture notes homework assignments oFfce hours exams grading suggested reading useFul websites Saturday, January 21, 12
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Questions We Will Address in This Course 3 What is the temperature of the Earth? Is it changing? Are we responsible? What does the future look like? What can we do about it? Saturday, January 21, 12
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To day ’s To pics 4 Science Energy Power Temperature Saturday, January 21, 12
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Science 5 Objective systematic way of obtaining knowledge and understanding of nature Developed in 17th century (Galileo) Greatest intellectual development of human civilization Universal: all nations of the world participate Hugely successful technology (Ipod’s) Saturday, January 21, 12
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Ancient Greek Philosophers 6 philosophy aesthetics mathematics arts Great strides in:
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course PHYSICS 140 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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