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A mixture of two radioactive elements

A mixture contains two radioactive elements with half lives of 800 and 1600 years respectively. If the relative proportion of radioactive elements is initially 1:1, what is their relative proportion after 1600 years? 56 more words

Modern Physics

Modern Physics

Earlier this evening I had Modern Physics, which is not part of the Engineering curriculum but is required for a minor in Physics. This class is basically intended to cover physics in the classroom from Einstein’s influence and on. 289 more words

Einstein

FUNDAMENTAL THEORIES OF LIGHT

Physical optics is a branch of optics which deals with nature of light, mechanism of its production, emission and propagation through space. It deals with the phenomenon of Interference, Diffraction and Polarization of light.  569 more words

Modern Physics

Albert Einstein: The genius of general relativity and the father of modern physics.

Why is it that Albert Einstein, a theoretical physicist, is one of the most recognized and beloved individuals of the twentieth century? To most, it is something about his expressive face and distinctive hairstyle that warms the soul of people around the world. 145 more words

20th Century

Albert Einstein: The genius of general relativity and the father of modern physics.

Why is it that Albert Einstein, a theoretical physicist, is one of the most recognized and beloved individuals of the twentieth century? To most, it is something about his expressive face and distinctive hairstyle that warms the soul of people around the world. 937 more words

History

100 Years of Relativity

2015 marks 100 years since The General Theory of Relativity was dropped onto world by Albert Einstein. The General Theory of Relativity came in a decade after the Special Theory of Relativity in 1905. 805 more words

General Theory Of Relativity

A note on nature of spacetime dimensions (and more!)

If there are more than three dimensions, can I get there by meditating?

I’ve often heard people fascinated by the idea that reality is actually 4-dimensional, or that physics beyond the standard model proposes that there really are 10-dimensions (or more!). 911 more words

Mathematics