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Unformatted text preview: 19 Classical Physics ­ before the introduction of the Quantum theory prior to 1900. ­ based mostly on the macroscopic properties of matter ­ simpler technology limited the study of the nature of the atom, EMR etc ­ began around 1900 ­ also known as modern physics BLACKBODY RADIATION ­ nothing to do with black people ­ studied by Planck and others at this time ­ ANY solid object when heated will give off a spectrum of EMR that changes according to its temperature ­ not the composition. ­ What happens to the color when you heat an object. 3 Phys 30...
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2012 for the course PHYS 30 taught by Professor Regan during the Winter '11 term at Bronx High School of Science.

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