PHYS 1117

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Intended for freshmen who plan to major in physics or a closely related field (i.e., applied and engineering physics or astronomy) and would like to learn about the concepts of modern physics early in their physics education. Possible topics of discussion are scientific methodology, symmetry and conservation laws, quantum theory, the unification of forces and matter in the Standard Mode including the Higgs Boson, and big-bang cosmology including Inflation, Dark Matter, Dark Energy and the recent observation of Gravitational Waves.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment may be limited. For freshmen who plan to major in physics, applied and engineering physics, or astronomy.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Corequisite: PHYS 1112 or PHYS 1116 or PHYS 2213 or PHYS 2217.

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