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Thursday, May 21

AP Physics 1- 1

  1. Discuss Photoelectric Effect
  2. Start Modern Physics Practice 1
  3. Start Photoelectric Effect Lab

Modern Physics unit materials can be found here. 18 more words

Daily Plan

The best source to really understand the heart of quantum mechanics (and why I get to embed a video clip!)

The Recommended but can be skimmed Part:

When it comes to the sciences (or academia, really) I think it’s fair to say that most people are mostly uninterested in most fields. 1,126 more words

Quantum Physics

Einstein's Big Idea

I hope you love this movie as much as I do.  I bet you didn’t physicists could be so scandalous!  Have a great weekend!

Big Ideas From Today: 91 more words

Cool Stuff

Maxwell’s Formulation – Differential Forms on Euclidean Space

Maxwell’s Formulation – Differential Forms on Euclidean Space

Author: Jing Wang

Institute: School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

One of the greatest advances in theoretical physics of the nineteenth century was Maxwell’s formulation of the the equations of electromagnetism. 141 more words


Lessons from Dr. Olise (Modern Physics)

Yesterday I was in PHY 410, Modern Physics and we were learning about alpha decay and fission/fusion reactions when I asked a question that always bothered me. 326 more words


Reading the Comics, April 20, 2015: History of Mathematics Edition

This is a bit of a broad claim, but it seems Comic Strip Master Command was thinking of all mathematics one lead-time ago. There’s a comic about the original invention of mathematics, and another showing off 20th century physics equations. 619 more words