56 episodes

The most extraordinary concepts in physics will be surveyed.  These will include time dilation and length contraction in Special Relativity, curvature in General Relativity, interpretations of the Uncertainty Principle, counter-intuitive examples of the Two-Slit Experiment, Bell's Inequality, curvature in cosmology, dark matter, dark energy, black hole evaporation, basic concepts underlying string theory, and gravitational lensing.

PH4999-Extraordinary Concepts in Physics Michigan Technological University

    • Science

The most extraordinary concepts in physics will be surveyed.  These will include time dilation and length contraction in Special Relativity, curvature in General Relativity, interpretations of the Uncertainty Principle, counter-intuitive examples of the Two-Slit Experiment, Bell's Inequality, curvature in cosmology, dark matter, dark energy, black hole evaporation, basic concepts underlying string theory, and gravitational lensing.

    • video
    Class Overview- PH4999

    Class Overview- PH4999

    PH4999: Extraordinary Concepts in Physics

    • 15 min
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    Distance Scales in the Universe I- PH4999

    Distance Scales in the Universe I- PH4999

    PH4999: Extraordinary Concepts in Physics

    • 16 min
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    Special Relativity- PH4999

    Special Relativity- PH4999

    PH4999: Extraordinary Concepts in Physics

    • 14 min
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    Distance Scales in the Universe II- PH4999

    Distance Scales in the Universe II- PH4999

    PH4999: Extraordinary Concepts in Physics

    • 14 min
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    Special Relativity II: Paradoxes- PH4999

    Special Relativity II: Paradoxes- PH4999

    PH4999: Extraordinary Concepts in Physics

    • 12 min
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    Special Relativity III: Hard Paradoxes- PH4999

    Special Relativity III: Hard Paradoxes- PH4999

    PH4999: Extraordinary Concepts in Physics

    • 13 min

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Concise and enjoyable

I'm recreationally watching this course and thoroughly enjoying it. It's an introduction to some amazing concepts in quantum physics that is clearly presented and accessible.

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