What is light?
To start, what are the observed properties of light?
Describe the intrinsic properties of light light by itself.
Later, what are the interactions of light? What
happens when light meets matter?
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PHY 101 Concepts in Physics
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PHY 101 Lecture 4 - Force
A force is a push or a pull.
But that definition is not quantitative.
We need a more technical definition.
The technical definition of the concept of
Force started with Isaac Newton, in the
Three Laws of Motion.
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Orbits of the Planets - Celestial Mechanics
The earliest days of the Scientific
Recall the history.
Copernicus (1473 - 1543)
Galileo (1564 - 1642)
Kepler (1571 - 1630)
Newton (1642 - 1727)
He was the Imperial Mathematician
Charges and Fields - Part I
History of Physics
The mechanical view of physics: all physical phenomena are due to materials
and forces acting in absolute space and time.
The modern view: some physical phenomena involve non-material fields.
Space and tim
Review: Charge and Field
The development of electric power
technology was driven by two
What is electric current?
/ Electric current is the flow of
/ Atoms are elec
Electromagnetic Induction (E.M.I.)
was discovered in 1831,
independently, by Michael Faraday
(London) and Joseph Henry (Albany
Faraday was a famous scientist and
published his results promptly.
Henry was a high school scienc