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1.1 The earth
1.2 The heavens
2.1 Elliptical orbits
2.3 The stars
3.1 Infinite space
3.2 Infinite time
Early Ideas of Motion
4.1 Zeno’s paradoxes
4.2 Aristotle’s views on motion
4.3 Galileo on motion
Newton’s Laws of Motion
5.1 The first law
5.2 The second law
5.3 The third law
5.4 Frames of reference
Newton’s Theory of Gravity
6.1 An apple and the moon
7.2 Energy
7.3 Conservation of energy
7.4 Momentum
7.5 Conservation of momentum
7.6 Angular momentum
Electricity and Magnetism
8.1 Electricity
8.2 Magnetism
8.3 Electromagnetism
Wave Motion
9.1 Sound waves
9.2 The Doppler effect for sound
9.3 Light waves
9.4 The Doppler effect for light
10.1 Limitations of Newton’s laws
10.2 New laws of motion
10.3 The twin paradox
10.4 Light as a limiting speed
10.5 The equivalence principle
10.6 Gravity as curved spacetime
10.7 Black holes
11.1 Early ideas on atoms
11.2 Evidence for the existence of atoms
11.3 The composition of atoms
11.4 The atomic nucleus
Early Days of Quantum Theory
12.1 Blackbody radiation
12.2 Photoelectric effect
12.3 Line spectra
12.4 Bohr model of the atom
Quantum Mechanics
13.1 Particle waves
13.2 Nonrelativistic quantum mechanics
13.3 Heisenberg’s uncertainty relations
13.4 Interference in quantum mechanics
13.5 Relativistic quantum mechanics
13.6 Spin and statistics
13.7 Entanglement
14.2 Building up the elements
14.3 Compounds
Nuclear Physics
15.1 The strong force
15.2 Atomic nuclei
15.3 Nuclear fusion
15.4 More about radioactivity
15.5 Nuclear fission
Elementary Particles
16.1 What is an elementary particle?
16.2 The fundamental strong force
16.3 The weak force
16.4 The standard model
17.1 The sun
17.2 The planets
18.1 The stars
18.2 Steller evolution
18.3 The galaxy
19.1 Expansion of the universe
19.2 The cosmic microwave background ra- diation
19.3 The big bang
19.4 Inflation
19.5 What is the universe made of?
20.1 Supersymmetry
20.2 Superstrings
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51912171 Don Lichtenberg the Universe and the Atom

51912171 Don Lichtenberg the Universe and the Atom

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