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John D. Villanueva, Jr.

General Physics
II ABEL B
Cancino

NATSCI 103
Mrs. Lina

PHYSICS
Physics deals with the combination of matter and energy.
It also deals with a wide variety of systems, about which theories have been
developed that are used by physicists.
The branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter
and energy. The subject matter of physics, distinguished from that of chemistry and
biology, includes mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity,
magnetism, and the structure of atoms.

BRANCHES OF PHYSICS

CLASSICAL PHYSICS
A branch of physics, which is mainly concerned with the laws of motion and
gravitation of Sir Isaac Newton and James Clark Maxwells Kinetic theory and
thermodynamics. Classical physics is mainly concerned with matter and energy. In
classical physics energy and matter are considered as separate entities.
Acoustics is the branch of physics concerned with the study of sound
(mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids).
Optics is the branch of physics which involves the behavior and properties
of light, including its interactions with matter and the construction of
instruments that use or detect it.
Classical mechanics is concerned with the set of physical laws describing
the motion of bodies under the influence of a system of forces.
Electromagnetism is a branch of physics which involves the study of the
electromagnetic force, a type of physical interaction that occurs between
electrically charged particles.
Thermodynamics is the branch of physics that deals with the relationships
between heat and other forms of energy.

MODERN PHYSICS

Modern physics is the branch of physics, which is mainly concerned with the
theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. Albert Einstein and Max Plank were the
pioneers of modern of physics. They were the first scientists who laid down the
foundations of modern physics by introducing the theory of relativity and quantum
mechanics respectively. In modern physics energy and matter are not considered as
separate entities; rather they are considered as different forms of each other.
Atomic is the branch of physics concerned with the structure of the atom,
its energy states, and its interactions with particles and fields.
Molecular & Electron Physics is the study of the physical properties of
molecules, the chemical bonds between atoms as well as the molecular
dynamics; its most important experimental techniques are the various types
of spectroscopy; scattering is also used.
Nuclear physics is the field of physics that studies atomic nuclei and their
constituents and interactions.
Particle physics the study of fundamental particles and their properties also
called high-energy physics. Particle physics in Science Expand. The branch of
physics that deals with subatomic particles.
Relativity physics in Albert Einstein theory of special relativity, determined
that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and
he showed that the speed of light within a vacuum is the same no matter the
speed at which an observer travels.
Astrophysics is a branch of space science that applies the laws of physics
and chemistry to explain the birth, life and death of stars, planets, galaxies,
nebulae and other objects in the universe. It has two sibling sciences,
astronomy and cosmology, and the lines between them blur.