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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog

HIST152 HM - A History of Modern Physics

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Hamilton

Description: An examination of the cultural and social worlds of physics in the 19th and 20th centuries. Topics include the relationship of experiment to theory, the development of relativity and quantum mechanics, the role of physicists in the atomic bomb project, and the experiences of women in physics.

Prerequisite(s): One college-level course in physics.