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Introduction to Physics and Relativity

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April 26, 2014

Program Locations:

Jefferson Market Library

You don’t have to be an Einstein to understand Physics!  This four session course is designed to enable students to appreciate the role of physics in today's society and technology with emphasis on the fundamental laws of nature on which all science is based.

The discoveries of physics rank among the most important achievements of human inquiry, and have had an enormous impact on human culture and civilization.  So come spend some Time and acquire a learned Gravity and realize that Relativity is not about who’s your second cousin twice removed!

The Professor:  Tycho Sleator is an Associate Professor of Physics at New York University.  Areas of Research/Interest:  Atomic and optical physics, optical manipulation of atoms, fundamental aspects of quantum mechanics.  External Affiliations: American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Saturdays, April 19, 26  May 3, 10     3 pm to 5 pm

Registration required:  Please visit the 2nd floor desk to sign-up, starting April 5.

Presented in the 1st floor program room.  Readings will be handed out in class.

 

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  • Audience: Adults

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