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Subject:

Physics

Title:

PHYS-113 Elementary Modern Physics: From Atoms to the Big Bang - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Krivicich, J

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or equivalent



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

PHYS-113

2511

MW

11:00-12:20pm

PS-175

3 Units

Full Term


Catalog Course Description
PHYS-113 Elementary Modern Physics: From Atoms to the Big Bang
3 - 3 Units SC NR
Credit - Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Prerequisite: MATH 120 or equivalent
Introduction to the ideas of modern physics, including the relativity of space and time, Einstein's theory of gravity, the Big Bang Theory of the origin of the universe, the birth and death of stars, black holes, photons, atoms, quantum uncertainty, the nucleus, radioactivity, and nuclear energy. The emphasis will be on concepts, not mathematical problem solving. CSU, UC

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