Classes

Primitive Navigation

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2013

Science of the Physical Universe 26. Primitive Navigation
Catalog Number: 89089 
John Huth (Physics) 
Half course (fall term). M., W., 1-2:30, and a two-hour weekly section to be arranged. EXAM GROUP: 6, 7
We use the theme of primitive navigation to open the eyes of students to the physical world in a direct and palpable manner. Basic principles include human cognition of physical and mental maps, dead reckoning, direction finding from nature. The course includes the basics of...

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Elementary Particle Physics

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2013

Physics 145. Elementary Particle Physics
Catalog Number: 6057 
John Huth 
Half course (spring term). Lecture meets M.,W., 9:30-11; seminars and sections Tu., Th., 7:30-9 pm, as needed. EXAM GROUP: 2, 3
Introduction to elementary particle physics. Emphasis is on concepts and phenomenology rather than on a detailed calculational development of theories. Starts with the discovery of the electron in 1897, ends with the theoretical motivation for the Higg’s boson, and attempts to cover...

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